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Glass cup

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
Height: 2 3/4in. (7cm) Diam.: 3 15/16 x 3 3/16 in. (10 x 8.1 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5732
Not on view
Translucent pale blue green.
Knocked-off, slightly uneven rim; slightly bulging collar below rim; sides expanding downward, then angled in to join bottom with pushed-in center.
Intact; few bubbles; dulling, faint pitting, iridescence, and patches of creamy weathering.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5487, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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