13 June 2000
A SASSANIAN SILVER BOWL
circa 4th-6th century a.d.
The rounded bowl decorated on the interior with a central medallion with an eagle facing right, its wings spread, the feathers with hatched chevrons and stippling, enclosed by eight smaller medallions each with different types of birds in various poses arranged in facing pairs, the rim off-set on the interior
6.13/16 in. (17.3 cm) in diameter
Dr. Elie Borowski
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