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Glass bowl

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
Height: 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.235
Not on view
Miniature bowl or jar
Translucent blue green.
Rounded and thickened rim with inner lip; convex sides to cylindrical body; flat bottom with small, central kick and traces of large pontil scar.
Intact; few bubbles; pitting, dulling, and iridescent weathering.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5515, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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