Glass ribbed bowl
- Late Hellenistic
- 1st century B.C.
- Greek, Eastern Mediterranean
- Glass; cast, tooled, and cut
- H.: 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm)
Diam.: 5 7/16 in. (13.8 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
- Accession Number:
Translucent dark yellow green.
Slightly inverted rim with angular top edge; sides curving in to broad, flat bottom.
On interior, a band of four horizontal grooves, arranged vertically in two pairs, cut on upper half of side; on exterior, thirty-one diagonal ribs of varying width and thickness, some extending almost to the bottom of the side, with irregular rounded tops.
Intact; some pinprick bubbles; dulling on interior and around plain band below rim on exterior; some patches of slight iridescence and weathering, and one large area on exterior of encrusted limy weathering.
Rotary grinding marks on interior.
Greenish ribbed cup, cut bands inside.