Opaque dark red. Horizontal rim with uneven outer edge; convex curving side to hemispherical body; flat bottom inside outsplayed base ring with rounded edge. Intact; pitting of surface bubbles, dulling on interior, green weathering with patches of overlying brown encrustation on interior, base ring, and bottom.
Small opaque copper red cup with green pitting-spots.
Said to be from near Emesa (modern Homs), Syria
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1914. "Department of Classical Art Accessions of 1913: Jewelry and Glass." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 9 (12): p. 258.
Eisen, Gustavus A. and Fahim Joseph Kouchakji. 1927. Glass: Its Origin, History, Chronology, Technic and Classification to the Sixteenth Century, Vol. 1. pl. 36f, New York: W. E. Rudge.