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Glass bracelet

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
ca. 3rd–5th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; drawn and tooled
Dimensions:
H.: 7/16 in. (1.1 cm) Diam.: 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.338
Not on view
Uncertain color, appearing opaque black.

Seamless band with semicircular cross section.

Eight irregular protruding diagonal ribs on exterior of band.

Intact, but some small weathered chips on top edge of ribs; dulling, slight pitting, iridescence, and creamy brown weathering.
1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 971, p. 135, pl. 173.9.

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