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    Marbled omphalos phiale. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Marbled omphalos phiale, side view (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)

Marbled omphalos phiale

Date
Sixth century BC, Lydian
Museum
Istanbul, Sadberk Hanım Museum, 6229-HK 1700
Inventory No.
6229-HK 1700
Material
Ceramic
Object Type
Pottery
Pottery Shape
Omphalos Phiale
Pottery Ware
Lydian Tableware
Description
Pottery omphalos phiale. Outside and inside covered with white slip, over which orange-brown slip applied over rim and omphalos and in radial bands of marbling outside and inside. Diameter 0.161 m, height 0.056 m.
Comments
Formerly Hüseyin Kocabaş Collection, Istanbul. The omphalos phialai from Gordion (No. 108) and Miletus (Nos. 113-114) have thinner walls and overall marbling on their interiors.
Discussed
Greenewalt, “Lydian Pottery”
Bibliography
Türkteki and Hürmüzlü 2007, no. 33.
Author
CHG