Glass mosaic ribbed bowl fragment
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Glass; cast and tooled
Other: 1 11/16 x 1 5/16 in. (4.3 x 3.4 cm)
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Not on view
Translucent cobalt blue and opaque white.
Rounded rim; flaring neck; curving side tapering downward.
Mosaic pattern formed from sections of a single cane in blue ground with irregular spiral white threads; on exterior, two vertical ribs with squared tops, tapering downwards.
One internal crack below rim; polished interior; pitting of surface bubbles on interior; dulling, pitting, and faint weathering on exterior and jagged edges.
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