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Fragment of a Glass Bowl

Date:
3rd century
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass, gold leaf
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 3/4 x 4 in. (7 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Glass-Gold glass
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.174.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 300
The base has not been cleanly chipped into a medallion.
Inscription: APAK TI IIIE: Arbakti, drink!
[ Giorgio Sangiorgior son (sold 1916 through John Marshall)]
Boeckhius, August, ed. Corpus Inscriptionum Graecarum: Auctoritate et Impensis Academiae Litterarum Regiae Borussicae. Vol. 4. Berlin: Berolini ex Officina Academica, 1828-1877. no. 8470 b.

Secchi , P. G. P. Campione d'antica bilibra romana in piombo conservata nel Museo Kircheriano : con greca inscrizione inedita. Rome: Tipografia delle Belle Arti, 1835. p. 26.

Garrucci, Raffaele. Vetri Ornati di Figure in Oro, Trovati Nei Cimiteri dei Cristiani Primitivi di Roma: raccolti e spiegati da Raffaele Garrucci. Rome: Tipografia Salviucci, 1858. p. 79, pl. XXXVIII, no. 1.

Vopel, Hermann. Die altchristlichen Goldgläser: ein Beitrag zur altchristlichen Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte. Archäologische Studien zum christlichen Altertum und Mittelalter, Vol. 5. Freiburg: J.C.B. Mohr, 1899. no. 1, pp. 8, 20, 81, 95.

Avery, C. Louise. "Early Christian Gold Glass." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, o.s., 16, no. 8 (August 1921). p. 172.



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