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Glass bowl

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown and cut
Dimensions:
H.: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm) Diam.: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Anna Palmer Draper, 1915
Accession Number:
15.43.173
Not on view
Translucent light blue.
Slightly outsplayed vertical rim, with uneven, ground lip; biconical body; small, concave bottom.
Two bands of horizontal cut lines on body: one is a single fairly thick groove just below the rim; the other comprises two similar grooves flanking a broader groove, located just below point of carination.
Intact; dulling, pitting, and iridescent weathering on exterior, most of interior covered with thick creamy weathering.
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