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Glass bowl

Period:
Late Hellenistic
Date:
mid-2nd–early 1st century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Glass; cast and cut
Dimensions:
H.: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Diam.: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1359
Not on view
Translucent golden brown.
Thick, slightly inverted horizontal rim with beveled outer edge; convex sides curving in to slightly concave bottom.
On interior, two horizontal grooves cut in a band below rim.
Large chips with weathered edges in rim, but rest of body complete; few bubbles; deep pitting and severe weathering with brilliant iridescence.
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