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Glass bowl

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown and cut
Dimensions:
H.: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm) Diam.: 3 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. (9.8 x 9.8 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.291
Not on view
Colorless with blue green tinge
Knocked-off, uneven, vertical rim; short concave neck; convex sides curving in to concave bottom.
Decoration of four parallel bands of wheel-abraded lines on body, aslant to rim.
Intact, except for one very small chip in rim; many pinprick bubbles; deep pitting, dulling, and iridescent weathering on exterior; creamy brown weathering on interior.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5510, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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