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4th century A.D.
H: 25.5 cm
Complete and in good condition but body glued from several fragments. Abundant traces of iridescent patina and some limestone remains.
A medium-sized, perfectly circular phiale, with a low wall. The body is hollow with a very flared rim; it was hammered from a single, thin sheet of silver.
This jars is in the shape of a drop; the regular, rounded profile of the body is only interrupted in the upper part by a sharp, thick ridge on the neck.
This vessel, whose shape is as simple as it is elegant, was carved from a beautiful block of granite with black and white mottling.
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