Glass beaker


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Colorless with greenish tinge.
Uneven ground rim; cylindrical body with straight sides tapering slightly downwards; slightly pushed-in bottom.
Wheel-cut decoration comprising four broad, horizontal grooves irregularly spaced down sides, with the uppermost just below rim.
Intact; pinprick bubbles; dulling, pitting, and iridescence, with many patches of thick creamy, enamel-like weathering on exterior, and interior covered with soil and limy encrustation.

Cylindrical yellowish beaker with four incised lines around body.

Glass beaker, Glass, Roman

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