- Museum number
Bowl; silver; on a low foot-rim; central, circular medallion with half-figure of a nimbed saint, St Sergios (?), in relief, full-face, wearing a tunic, a chlamys with tablion held at the shoulder by a fibula, and a torque; he holds the folds of garment and a long cross; surrounded by a broad band of conventional nielloed ornament with plain borders turned on the lathe; the rim is chased with a double band of conventional leaves.
- Production date
Diameter: 243 millimetres
Height: 78 millimetres
Weight: 919 grammes
- Curator's comments
- 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
2017-2018 19 Oct-18 Feb, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, Imagining the divine: Art and the Rise of the World Religions
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
1977-1978 18 Nov-12 Feb, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Early Christian Art
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number