Glass rhyton (drinking horn)
- Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian
- mid-1st century A.D.
- Glass; blown
- H. 6 3/8", Diameter,2 5/16"
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
- Accession Number:
Translucent pale blue green.
Tubular rim, folded out, slightly down, over, and in; flaring mouth; short cylindrical neck; elongated cylindrical body, tapering downwards and then curving out and down to pointed end.
Intact, but broken at end and missing tip of horn; some elongated bubbles; slight pitting of surface bubbles, small areas of whitish weathering, iridescence on exterior, most of interior covered with soil-encrusted weathering and brilliant iridescence.
With curved foot ending in a point.