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Glass bowl

Period:
Early to Mid Imperial
Date:
mid-1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown and cut
Dimensions:
H.: 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm) Diam.: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.290
Not on view
Colorless with blue green tinge
Knocked-off, uneven rim with bulging collar below; vertical sides, rounded at base; bottom with raised central base with shallow kick.
Decoration of two parallel wheel-cut grooves on body, 13 mm apart.
One chip in rim and several cracks in sides; few bubbles; slight patches of dulling and weathering, mainly on exterior of bottom; some soil encrustation around rim and side on interior.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5648, p. 512, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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