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Glass bowl

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
1 7/8 x 4 3/4in. (4.8 x 12cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.262
Not on view
Colorless with pale blue green tinge
Rounded rim, folded up, out, and down, with exterior horizontal rib below; flaring, broad mouth; double convex sides to body, curving in to integral base ring; bottom with deep, rounded kick and pontil scar.
Broken and repaired, with two holes in sides; many pinprick bubbles; some dulling and faint iridescence, with patches of weathering film.
From Cyprus

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1903. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 3, Plates & Text 1–150. pl. LXXXIV, 4, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5584, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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