13 June 2000
A PHOENICIAN SILVER BOWL
circa late 8th century b.c.
The interior of the shallow bowl finely incised with two bands of checkerboard, each box with fine hatching, the tondo with a twelve petalled rosette, the zones between the petals with rows of fine hatching
56 in. (13.5 cm) in diameter
Dr. Elie Borowski
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For a bronze vessel with similar decoration see fig. 4, p. 49 in Shefton, "East Greek Influences in Sixth-Century Attic Vase-Painting and Some Laconian Trails," in Greek Vases in the J. Paul Getty Museum, Volume 4.
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