Glass fragment of a striped mosaic bowl
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Other: 1 x 1 1/8 in. (2.5 x 2.9 cm)
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Not on view
Colorless, translucent blue and purple, opaque white and yellow.
Convex curving side.
Striped mosaic pattern formed from lengths of canes laid side by side in parallel rows and separated from one another by single lengths of a network cane in colorless glass wound spirally with two opaque yellow threads; one cane comprises a length of purple flanked on one side by a length of colorless glass overlaid with white and yellow, and the other comprises a length of blue overlaid with two yellow stripes.
Broken on all sides; some pinprick bubbles; slight pitting on polished exterior, creamy white iridescent weathering on interior.
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