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Glass cup

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown and cut
Dimensions:
Height: 3 in. (7.6 cm) Diam.: 3 3/16 x 2 11/16 in. (8.1 x 6.9 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.276
Not on view
Translucent yellow
Knocked-off, uneven, and slightly flaring rim; short concave neck; globular body; plain concave bottom.
One faint wheel-abraded horizontal line around neck; band of two lines on body, 2.6-2.8 cm below rim.
Intact; many pinprick bubbles; pitting, dulling, and iridescent weathering.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5511, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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