- Early Imperial
- early 1st century A.D.
- Glass; cast
- H.: 1 3/16 in. (3 cm); Diam.: 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1913
- Accession Number:
Outsplayed rim with angular outward edge; convex curving side; convex bottom within slightly outsplayed base ring with rounded edge.
Intact, except for small weathered chip in underside of rim; pitting, dulling, and creamy brown weathering covering whole of interior and most of base ring and bottom.
Small opaque white cup, without decoration.
Said to be from near Emesa (modern Homs), Syria
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1914. "Department of Classical Art: Accessions of 1913: Jewelry and Glass." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 9(12): p. 258.
Eisen, Gustavus A. and Fahim Joseph Kouchakji. 1927. Glass: Its Origin, History, Chronology, Technic and Classification to the Sixteenth Century, Vol. 1. pl. 36e, New York: W. E. Rudge.