Glass mosaic ribbed bowl fragment
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Glass; cast and tooled
Other: 1 7/16 x 1 7/8 in. (3.7 x 4.8 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 downward.
Ribbon mosaic pattern formed from sections of a single cane in brown ground with irregular wavy white and blue threads in parallel lines; on exterior, three vertical ribs, fairly widely spaced, with flattened tops, expanding downward.
Polished exterior; pitting of surface bubbles on exterior; creamy iridescent weathering on interior; iridescence on jagged edges.
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