Fragmentary Bowl Base with the Portrait of a Woman
Roman or Byzantine
Glass, gold leaf
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 5/16 x 5/16 in. (8.5 x 5.9 x 0.8 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1918
The elegantly dressed woman was probably shown with another figure. Her dress and the scrolls still visible along the perimeter of the bowl suggest her noble status.
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