Glass mosaic ribbed bowl fragment
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Other: 3 15/16 x 1 9/16 in. (9.9 x 3.9 cm)
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Not on view
Translucent honey brown, cobalt blue, and opaque white.
Convex curving side, tapering in sharply.
Spiral mosaic pattern formed from sections of a single cane in brown ground with irregular white and blue threads in parallel lines; on exterior, two vertical ribs, with flattened tops and rounded outer edges, tapering downward.
Polished exterior; pitting of surface bubbles on exterior; dulling and creamy iridescent weathering on exterior and jagged edges.
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