Glass striped mosaic fragment
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Other: 1 1/8 x 15/16 in. (2.8 x 2.4 cm)
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Not on view
Translucent turquoise blue layered with yellow appearing green, purple, opaque white, yellow, with colorless glass.
Applied coil rim with rounded, vertical lip; almost straight side, tapering slightly at bottom.
Rim in colorless glass with single spiral yellow thread; body decorated with vertical bands slanting slightly from top right to bottom left, forming a regular pattern: colorless with double spiral yellow threads, white, purple, green, purple, white, colorless with double spiral yellow threads, white, purple, yellow, purple, and white.
Some pinprick bubbles; exterior polished, with pitting of surface bubbles; dulling and faint weathering on interior and edges.
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