Reproduction: Bowl


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Reproduction: Bowl   (1914.11.0034)
  1. Furnishings
  2. :
  3. Household Accessories
  4. :
  5. Decorative Furnishings
Artist/Maker W├╝rttembergische Metellawarenfabrik
Geographic Location
Period/Date Late Republic/Early Empire, 1st century
Culture Roman
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 15.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 10.3 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 725 g
Measuring Remarks Weight was measured to the nearest 5 grams.
Materials Metal
Manufacturing Processes Metallization, Inscribing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

The Hildesheim hoard was the largest collection of Roman silver ever found outside of the frontiers of the Roman Empire. Found in 1868 and has been explained as the plate belonging to some Roman commander that was lost on a campaign against German tribes. No precise date can be given to the Hildesheim Treasure though most of it that can be dated belongs to the early empire: 1st century CE. D.E. Strong, 1966, Greek and Roman Gold and Silver Plate. p.127 and 133.

Description N/A

L: p. 54a.

Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Classical Museum Purchase
Reproduction yes
Reproduction Information Illustration:W├╝rttembergische Metallwarenfabrik. Galvanoplastische Nachbildungen des Hildesheimer Silberfundes. No.10, p.14.

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