Period: Late Imperial
Date: 4th century A.D.
Culture: Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Medium: Glass; blown and cut
Dimensions: H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
diameter 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm)
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1959
Accession Number: 59.11.14
The cut decoration commemorates a victorious charioteer in his quadriga. His name, Eutych[ides], is inscribed in Greek. His horses are also named, and three of the four are still legible: Arethousios (named after a famous, fast-flowing stream), Neilos (the River Nile), and Pyripnous (Fire-breather).