Glass mosaic dish fragment
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Other: 11/16 x 2 1/8 in. (1.7 x 5.5 cm)
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Not on view
Translucent cobalt blue, opaque white, and deep purple appearing black.
Outsplayed, rounded rim and concave curving neck.
Marbled mosaic pattern in blue ground with irregular pattern of white and purple lines and streaks.
Polished interior; pitting of surface bubbles on interior; dulling and iridescent weathering on exterior and edges.
The dish was probably very large since its estimated rim diameter is 11 13/16 in. (30 cm).
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