- Museum number
Silver bowl: hammered; embossed ornament consisting of radiating stems terminating in lotus-flowers; between each pair of flowers is a lobe reproducing on a larger scale the central portion of the flower.
- Production date
- 5thC BC
Diameter: 25.80 centimetres
Height: 4.55 centimetres
Weight: 541.30 grammes
Volume: 1190 millilitres (filled)
- Curator's comments
- Possibly stacked inside 123259 during burial as the interior of that tray was found to be discoloured with a radiating design corresponding with the appearance of this bowl (O M Dalton 1964, Catalogue of the Oxus Treasure, p. 44).
- On display (G52/dc3)
- Exhibition history
2006 7 Mar-11 Jun, Barcelona, Fundacion La Caixa, 'L'imperi Oblidat'
2005-2006 Sept-Jan, London, BM, 'Forgotten Empire'
2003 18 Oct-21 Dec, Kobe, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, 'Alexander the Great: East-West Cultural Contacts from Greece to Japan'
2003 5 Aug-5 Oct, Tokyo National Museum, 'Alexander the Great: East-West Cultural Contacts from Greece to Japan'
1995-2005 17 Nov-Aug, BM, G52/IRAN/7/8
1994 16 Jun-23 Dec, BM, G49/IRAN/7/14
1975-ca 1990 Jul-, BM, Iranian Room [IR] case 10, no. 12
1960s BM, Persian Landing
1931-ca 1939 BM, Room 20: Persian Room
1923-1931 BM, King Edward VII Building: Franks Display
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: BM.123257 (ex-BM Number)
Miscellaneous number: OT.180