Glass bowl

Greek, Eastern Mediterranean

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Colorless with translucent purple streak.
Uneven, angular, and slightly inverted rim; hemispherical body with straight side, tapering diagonally downward and then curving in ; convex bottom.
On interior, two horizontal grooves cut in a band below rim; on exterior, a band of two lightly abraded grooves around bottom with small circle at center.
Intact, but many internal strain cracks around side below rim and in bottom; some pinprick bubbles; isolated patches of deep pitting and brownish iridescent weathering.
Rotary grinding marks on interior.

Glass bowl, Glass, Greek, Eastern Mediterranean

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