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The Lydian Treasure



Height 6.9 cm.
diameter 11.1 cm.
weight 217.44 gr.

Usak Museum

The deep bowl has a plain straight rim and is gently rounded at the bottom. The decoration consists of three engraved bands.
The uppermost band contains a meander pattern rendered by cross-hatching. The central band is decorated with a series of crosses formed by intersecting diagonal lines, with a dot in each angle, and the third band contains opposed hatched triangles. On the underside is a rosette of twenty four petals radiating from a double engraved circle at the centre.


This site prepared by Tayfun Kalyoncu on 28.02.1997 and last updated on 01.05.1999.
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