Unknown maker (possibly from Damascus, Syria)

Artist/Creator

Unknown maker (possibly from Damascus, Syria)

Title

Fear Bowl (Magic square motif)

Date

n.d.

Medium

metal

Height

1 3/8" (exterior)
1 1/4" (interior)
13/16" (cone height)

Width

6 3/8" (diam. widest)

Classification

Decorative Arts

Credit Line

Gift of Carl George, Professor Emeritus of Biology

Object Number

2018.7.3

On View

Yes; Schaffer Library, 3rd Floor.

Alternative text

Bright gold colored, metal bowl with rim and raised central portion, also known as an omphalos. The exterior surface is brighter than the interior. There are thirteen circular vignettes or cartouches around the lower exterior portion of the bowl. Four circular vignettes with script in middle of the circles appear in interior portion of the bowl.

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