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Glass bowl fragment

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
mid-2nd–early 1st century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Syro-Palestinian
Medium:
Glass; cast and cut
Dimensions:
H.: 2 1/2 x 2 in. (6.4 x 5 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.6311
Not on view
Translucent olive green.
Triangular body fragment of thick-walled hemisperical bowl.
Two parallel fine horizontal grooves on exterior surface; recessed area on interior at bottom.
Broken on all sides, with weathering on two edges; pinprick bubbles; dulling, pitting, and iridescence, with small patches of creamy white weathering.
From Cyprus

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