Vessel Ornament of Banqueter Holding an Omphalos

Vessel Ornament of Banqueter Holding an Omphalos

probably 400-375 BC

Bronze

Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Gift of Mrs. Ernest Brummer 1987.157

Fun Fact

If unbroken, this banqueter would have been holding an omphalos, representing the navel of the earth in ancient Greek mythology.

See also
Collection: 
GR - Etruscan
Department: 
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Bronze

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