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Glass hemispherical bowl

Period:
Late Hellenistic
Date:
2nd–mid-1st century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Glass; cast and cut
Dimensions:
H.: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) Diam.: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Anna Palmer Draper, 1915
Accession Number:
15.43.146
Not on view
Translucent golden brown.
Vertical rim with rounded edge; convex curving side; convex bottom.
On interior, a single broad horizontal groove below rim, and two narrow horizontal grooves in a band halfway down side.
Intact; some pinprick bubbles; deep pitting, dulling, and patches of iridescent weathering on exterior, and creamy brown weathering covering most of interior.
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