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Glass bracelet

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
ca. 4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; drawn and tooled
Dimensions:
H.: 1/8 in. (0.3 cm) Diam.: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.349
Not on view
Colorless with yellowish green tinge.
Circular band; round in section; flattened into square section at seam where ends of rod have been pressed together with irregular tooling marks.
Rod twisted to form spiral pattern.
Intact; dulling and creamy white weathering.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5772, p. 513, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Vessberg, Olof. 1952. "Roman Glass in Cyprus." Opuscula archaeologica, 7: p. 154.

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