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Glass ribbed bowl

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
mid-1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown and tooled
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 7/16 x 4 in. (6.2 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.264
Not on view
Translucent pale blue green.
Knocked-off, uneven rim; short concave neck; bulging side curving in to flat bottom.
Side tooled into fourteen irregular, vertical ribs.
Broken with parts of rim missing and small hole in side; some bubbles; dulling, deep pitting, and patches of thick milky weathering.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5752, p. 512, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2013. "Metropolitan Müzesi, Cesnola Koleksiyonu’nda Yeralan Kıbrıs Cam Eserleri." Anadolu Antik Cam Araştırmaları Sempozyumu, Kaunos/Kbid Toplantıları, 2, C. Gençler Güray, ed. p. 86, Ankara: Bilgin Press.

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