Glass mosaic ribbed bowl fragment
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Glass; cast and tooled
Other: 1 x 1 3/16 in. (2.5 x 3.1 cm)
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Not on view
Translucent blue and opaque white.
Almost straight side.
Mosaic pattern formed from sections of a single cane in blue ground with irregular white and blue threads in parallel lines; on exterior, two vertical ribs, with flattened tops and many horizontal tooling marks.
Polished interior; pitting of surface bubbles on interior; dulling and creamy iridescent weathering on exterior and jagged edges.
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