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A pre-Achaemenid silver cup Circa 600-550 B.C.
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A pre-Achaemenid silver cup\nCirca 600-550 B.C.\nThe lotus bud shaped vessel hammered from silver sheet, the interior of the flared rim inscribed in cuneiform for 'Ampirish, king of Samati, son of Dabala', the exterior with raised gilt ornament: the upper band with alternating columns surmounted by palmettes and petal motifs, above a band of chevron and leaf pattern, on a small ring base, 4¼in. (10.5cm.) high, 4in (10cm.) diam.\n Footnotes Provenance:\nEx private German Collection.\n\nThe beaker would have originated from Samati, an unidentified place in North West Iran, where Ampirish founded a short-lived dynasty after the fall of the Assyrian empire.\n\nLiterature:\nFor a large rhyton in the same decorative style see E. Bleibreu, Archiv für Orientforschung, Ein vergoldeter silberbecher der zeit Assurbanipals im Miho Museum, (1999), p.28 table 6.\n\n
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Provenance:

Ex private German Collection.

The beaker would have originated from Samati, an unidentified place in North West Iran, where Ampirish founded a short-lived dynasty after the fall of the Assyrian empire.

Literature:

For a large rhyton in the same decorative style see E. Bleibreu, Archiv für Orientforschung, Ein vergoldeter silberbecher der zeit Assurbanipals im Miho Museum, (1999), p.28 table 6.

dimensions

The lotus bud shaped vessel hammered from silver sheet, the interior of the flared rim inscribed in cuneiform for 'Ampirish, king of Samati, son of Dabala', the exterior with raised gilt ornament: the upper band with alternating columns surmounted by palmettes and petal motifs, above a band of chevron and leaf pattern, on a small ring base, 4¼in. (10.5cm.) high, 4in (10cm.) diam.


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