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Glass beaker

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
3rd–4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1403
Not on view
Colorless, with pale blue green tinge.
Slightly flaring, rounded, and thickened rim; funnel-shaped body with side curving in at bottom; folded tubular foot ring; deep, pointed kick in bottom.
Intact, but one small weathering hole in side; severe pitting of surface bubbles and brilliant iridescence on exterior, patches of creamy brown weathering on interior.
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