Glass hemispherical bowl
- Late Hellenistic
- mid-2nd–early 1st century B.C.
- Greek, Eastern Mediterranean
- Glass; cast and cut
- 3in. (7.6cm)
Other: 5in. (12.7cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
- Accession Number:
Translucent yellow green.
Rounded, slightly inverted rim; hemispherical body with convex curving side; convex bottom.
On interior, two narrow horizontal grooves cut in a band below rim; on exterior, a single lightly abraded small circular groove around bottom.
Complete, but large crack in one side and strain cracks around most of body below rim; some pinprick bubbles; isolated patches of pitting and iridescent weathering on exterior.
Rotary grinding marks on interior.
Yellow glass bowl with two cut bands round the rim.