Unknown maker (possibly from Damascus, Syria)

Artist/Creator

Unknown maker (possibly from Damascus, Syria)

Title

Fear Bowl

Date

n.d.

Medium

metal

Height

2" (exterior)
1 5/8" (interior)
15/16" (cone height)

Width

6 1/4" (widest - diam.)
1 1/2" (cone base, widest)

Classification

Decorative Arts

Credit Line

Gift of Carl George, Professor Emeritus of Biology

Object Number

2018.7.1

On View

No

Alternative text

Metal bowl with rim and raised central portion, also known as an omphalos. The cone-shaped interior and exterior surfaces are covered in slightly engraved script. It has a soft patina and dark material in interior of bowl. The outer surface is more polished and smooth and appears well-worn with age or use.

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