- Museum number
Copper alloy shallow lobed bowl with shallow central omphalos and hammered repoussé decoration of 15 shallow radiating pointed petals alternating with deeply recessed tear-shaped lobes and bosses; edges of lobes and petals highlighted with chasing; lightly engraved decoration of lotus flowers between each of the lobes on the exterior, with the tips of the flowers indicated by punching; centering mark on the underside of the omphalos; two possibly deliberately engraved marks on the exterior, one an equal-armed cross between the rim and the tip of one lotus flower, the second in a similar position, five lobes distant, and consisting of a V-shaped fork with a cross line immediately below
- Production date
- 5thC BC-4thC BC
Diameter: 17.90 centimetres (exterior)
Diameter: 17.60 centimetres (interior)
Diameter: 7.13 inches
Height: 4 centimetres
Weight: 266.50 grammes
- Curator's comments
- Very similar decoration on 108686.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2016-2017 17 Oct-14 Apr, Newark, National Civil War Centre, TE Lawrence
2011 30 April-11 Sept, Cologne, Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, 'Lawrence von Arabien: Birth of a Myth'
2010-2011 21 Nov-27 Mar, Oldenburg, Landesmuseum fur Natur und Mensch, 'Lawrence von Arabien: Genese eines Mythos'
2006 13 Apr-15 Sep BM, G2/171
2005 17 Nov-Aug BM, G52/IRAN/7/15, from official opening
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number