- Museum number
Flat circular dish (a paten?); silver; with low foot-rim and moulded edge; in the centre is a cross with loops at the extremities within a wavy border of ivy leaves, all nielloed and enclosed within two gilt circles; on the bottom are five stamped marks, two circular, two arched and one cruciform.
- Production date
Diameter: 268 millimetres
Height: 35 millimetres
Weight: 1.17 kilograms
- Curator's comments
- See also 1848,0601.13
See also 1848,0601.1
See also 1899,0425.3
Found with 1899,0425.1-28
For a recent history of the excavation of the Treasure see: R Merrillees, 'The modern history of the first Lambousa treasure of Byzantine silverware from Cyprus,' Antiquaries Journal 89 (2009), 1-15.
- On display (G41/dc14/sA)
- Exhibition history
2012-2013 11 Nov-25 Aug, USA, Art Institute of Chicago, Tradition Transformed: Late Roman and Early Byzantine Treasures from the British Museum
2011 22 Oct- 2012 5 Feb, Perth, Western Australian Museum, 'Extraordinary Stories'
2008-2009 25 Oct-22 Mar, London, Royal Academy of Arts, Byzantium 330-1453 AD
- The rim is oxydised and near it two holes have been worn through the metal.
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number