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With BZ.1963.36.15 and BZ.1963.36.17
Same border of acanthus leaves and crosses around the bottom as companion piece (BZ.1963.36.17) and from what can be seen in crushed state, apparently the same inscription around the top. One engraved cross visible; flattened and folded, so no stamps visible.
S. Boyd and M. Mundell-Mango, Ecclesiastical Silver Plate in Sixth Century Byzantium (Washington, DC, 1992), 10 n. 38, 11, 40 n. 9, 45 n. 51, 172, 174, 180, 221 n. 36, Checklist no. 38.
Originally found near the village of Kumluca, Turkey.
Purchased from George Zacos (dealer) by Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Switzerland, 1963.
Given by Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C., 1963.
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C.