Bowl Base with Miracle Scenes

Date: ca. 350–400

Culture: Roman or Byzantine

Medium: Glass, gold leaf

Dimensions: Overall: Diam. 3/16 x 4 3/16 in. (0.5 x 10.7 cm)

Classification: Glass-Gold glass

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1916

Accession Number: 16.174.2


A youth with the inscription "live" in Latin is surrounded by images of miracles. Christ appears with a wand beside the Three Hebrews in the Fiery Furnace, at the Wedding at Cana, and Curing the Paralytic. Tobias pulls the liver from the large fish to cure his father.