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Glass indented beaker

Period:
Imperial
Date:
mid–1st to 3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown and tooled
Dimensions:
H.: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm) Diam.: 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1398
Not on view
Translucent light yellowish green.
Short, outsplayed rim with uneven, knocked-off lip; convex curving side; thick, concave bottom.
On body, four large vertical oval indentations, giving a square shape to sides.
Intact; few bubbles; patches of soil encrustation and limy weathering, with faint iridescence.
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