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Glass bowl

Period:
Mid or Late Imperial
Date:
ca. 3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
Height: 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm) Diam.: 2 13/16 x 2 1/16 in. (7.1 x 5.2 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5823
Not on view
Translucent pale blue green.
Tubular collared rim, folded our, round, and down; horizontal, uneven neck; slightly convex sides, tapering gently downwards; pushed-in bottom with prominent pontil scar at center.
Intact; pinprick bubbles and one black impurity in rim; pitting and creamy brown weathering with slight iridescence on exterior.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5539, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2013. "Metropolitan Müzesi, Cesnola Koleksiyonu’nda Yeralan Kıbrıs Cam Eserleri." Anadolu Antik Cam Araştırmaları Sempozyumu, Kaunos/Kbid Toplantıları, 2, C. Gençler Güray, ed. p. 86, Ankara: Bilgin Press.

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