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Glass conical bowl

Period:
Late Hellenistic
Date:
mid–2nd to early 1st century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Glass; cast and cut
Dimensions:
H.: 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm) Diam.: 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1404
Not on view
Translucent honey brown.
Upright rounded rim with almost pointed upper edge; straight side, tapering diagonally downward; convex bottom.
On interior, three horizontal grooves cut in a band below rim; on exterior, two lightly abraded grooves in a band around lower body.
Broken and repaired, with two holes in side and large chip in rim; few bubbles; patches of deep pitting and weathering with brilliant iridescence on exterior, and thick creamy weathering on interior.
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