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Glass bowl

Late Imperial
3rd–4th century A.D.
Glass; blown
H.: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm) Diam.: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
Not on view
Translucent pale green with blue tinge
Rounded, vertical rim; collar below curving in to projecting horizontal rib; below sides curving in to bottom with kick and pontil scar at center.
Intact, except for one very small chip in rim; pinprick bubbles and blowing striations; dulling, some pitting, and patches of iridescent weathering on exterior; some creamy brown weathering on interior.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5649, p. 512, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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