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Glass cup

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H. 3.99 cm.
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.255
  • Description

    Translucent pale yellow green.
    Knocked-off, uneven rim; slightly bulging collar below rim; sides expanding downward, then angled in to join rounded bottom, slightly concave at center.
    Intact; many bubbles and glassy inclusions; slight, patchy weathering.

  • Provenance

    From Cyprus, said to be from a tomb at Idalion (modern Dali)

  • References

    Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 5516.

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