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bowl

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1880,0802.120

  • Description

    Large copper alloy bowl. Shape a flattened hemisphere with everted rim. Circular concavity in base, centrally pierced by a small, circular hole. Remains of a poorly-incised triquetra, enclosed by a double circle, discernible within this hollow. Indistinct traces of compass-drawn curves on interior surface of base. Possible hammer-marks on both surfaces.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 300 BC - AD 300 (circa)
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  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 71 millimetres
    • Diameter: 159 millimetres (rim)
    • Weight: 179 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Raftery 1983 No. 562, p.212, fig.172 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G50/dc30

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1880

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1880,0802.120


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