Glass ribbed bowl
- Late Hellenistic
- 1st century B.C.
- Greek, Eastern Mediterranean
- Glass; cast, tooled, and cut
- 1 13/16 x 4 1/4in. (4.6 x 10.8cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
- Accession Number:
Translucent yellow green.
Slightly uneven ground rim; convex curving side, tapering downward; broad slightly concave bottom.
On interior, two broad horizontal grooves in a band below rim; on exterior, twenty prominent short ribs of varying length with rounded tops.
Intact, except for slight weathered chip in rim; many pinprick bubbles; dulling, pitting, and large patches of iridescent creamy weathering.
Rotary grinding marks on interior of bottom.
Yellow bowl with heavy ribs.