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Glass mosaic bowl fragment

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; cast
Dimensions:
Other: 1 1/16 x 1 1/2 in. (2.7 x 3.8 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1661
Not on view
Rim fragment.
Translucent honey brown, blue, and opaque white.
Vertical, flattened rim; convex curving side, tapering downward.
Body decorated with mosaic pattern formed from irregular sections of a single cane in brown ground with blue bands and white lines and streaks.
Exterior polished, with pitting of surface bubbles; creamy weathering on rim, interior, and edges.
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