The bowl has steep sides and an undecorated exterior.
The interior is covered with white with incised decoration: a ring of egg pattern; tondo: bird facing right (hooked bill - falcon?) within a ring of chevrons. Surrounded by a ring of small crescents.


  • Title: Bowl
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 10th century
  • Location Created: Byzantine Empire
  • Physical Dimensions: 7.5 × 20.1 cm (2 15/16 × 7 15/16 in.)
  • Type: Bowl
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Terracotta
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 78.AE.406
  • Culture: Byzantine
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of Malcolm Wiener
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Vessels (Containers)

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