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    Silver kyathos (ladle). (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)

Silver kyathos (ladle)

Date
Late sixth or early fifth century BC, Late Lydian (Persian)
Museum
Uşak, Archaeological Museum, 1.26.96
Inventory No.
1.26.96
Material
Silver
Object Type
Metalwork
Metalwork Type
Metal Vessel
Site
Ikiztepe Tumulus
Description
The shallow bowl has thick walls and is flat at the bottom. The stem, of round section, is formed in one with the bowl. Soldered to the top is a plain vertical ring, its orientation the same as that of the bowl (Özgen and Öztürk 1996). Height 0.198 m, diameter of bowl 0.047 m, diameter of stem 0.0055 m, diameter of loop 0.032 m, weight 80.5 g.
Comments
From the Ikiztepe Tumulus.
Discussed
Özgen, “Lydian Treasure”; Baughan, “Lydian Burial Customs”
Bibliography
Özgen and Öztürk 1996, no. 28.
Author
İÖ