Glass bowl with painted decoration
3rd century B.C.
glass; cast and painted
Diameter: 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Purchase, The Concordia Foundation Gift, 2005
Not on view
Colorless; gilding and red enamel paint.Ground vertical rim; side of body sloping in and rounded at bottom; flat bottom.Painted and gilded decoration on interior: a pointed monument, clearly identifiable as a betyl (a type of cult object common in the Near East), flanked by a wall and trees.Broken and repaired with areas of fill; some pinprick bubbles; rotary grinding marks; black, enamel-like weathering and iridescence.
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