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Glass striped 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 x 13/16 in. (2.5 x 2.1 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1899
Not on view
Rim fragment.
Translucent turquoise blue largely appearing green, purple appearing opaque deep brick red, and yellow, with colorless glass.
Applied coil rim with rounded, vertical lip; side curving in downward.
Rim in colorless glass with single yellow spiral thread; body decorated with fine vertical bands, forming a regular pattern: colorless with double spiral yellow threads, red, green, blue, yellow with central dark stripe, yellow, green, red, yellow with central dark stripe, green, yellow with dark stripe, red, colorless with double spiral yellow threads.
Pinprick bubbles; exterior polished, with slight surface pitting; iridescent weathering on interior and edges.
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