Byzantine Silver Plate Eros / Sea Monster (5" Diameter) - Replica

SKU: AA0019
  • Reproduction from the Benaki Museum in Greece. The silver plate was probably made in Egypt in the second half of the 6th century A.D. The central medallion, framed by three incised lines, has a relief of Eros riding a dolphin and holding a knife. Silver plates were made for the sophisticated Byzantine aristocracy.
    Silver plated copper. Packaged in a gift box from the Benaki Museum. Included: information text about the replica.
  • - Silver plate measures: 5 inch diameter
    - Item #: AA0019