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Glass beaker

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
Height: 3 11/16 in. (9.3 cm) Diameter: 3 1/16 x 1 9/16 in. (7.8 x 4 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.232
Not on view
Translucent pale yellow green.
Rounded, flaring rim; cylindrical body with slightly convex, vertical side, curving in at base to integral tubular base ring; bottom with small kick at center and pontil scar.
Intact; pinprick and a few larger bubbles; dulling, iridescence, and patches of faint weathering.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5531, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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