Glass mosaic bowl fragment
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Other: 1 1/2 x 1 in. (3.9 x 2.5 cm)
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Not on view
Translucent blue, purple layered with white appearing opaque brick red, opaque yellow, white, and colorless.
Applied coil rim with rounded vertical lip; side tapering downward.
Rim in blue with a single broad spiral thread; body decorated with short-strip mosaic pattern formed from rectangular lengths of two canes set randomly or at right angles to one another: one in blue with white lines and streaks, the other in bands of red, yellow, and white; one small square in colorless glass.
Exterior polished, with pitting of surface bubbles; dulling and faint creamy weathering on interior and some iridescent weathering on edges.
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