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Glass beaker

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
Height: 3 9/16in. (9cm) Diameter: 3 1/16in. (7.8cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.311
Not on view
Colorless with green blue tinge.
Rounded, inverted rim; hour-glass shape to body with sides tapering in downward and then expanding outward to bottom with central, large flattish pad.
Intact; some pinprick bubbles; pitting, dulling, and iridescent weathering on exterior, creamy enamel-like weathering on most of interior.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5561, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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