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Glass conical bowl

Period:
Late Hellenistic
Date:
mid-2nd–early 1st century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Syro-Palestinian
Medium:
Glass, cast and cut; cast and cut
Dimensions:
H.: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm) Diam.: 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1405
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Translucent honey brown.
Upright rounded but uneven rim; undulating side, tapering diagonally downward; convex bottom.
On interior, a single horizontal groove below rim, cut irregularly.
Broken and repaired, with one hole and several chips in side; internal strain cracks around rim; some bubbles; one patch of whitish iridescent weathering below rim on exterior, and dulling and faint weathering on interior.
Rotary grinding marks on interior; some irregular tooling marks below rim on exterior.
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