Glass bowl

Period: Hellenistic

Date: 1st century B.C.

Culture: Greek

Medium: Glass; cast

Dimensions: H.: 2 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. (6.7 x 9.5 cm)

Classification: Glass

Credit Line: Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881

Accession Number: 81.10.129

Description

Translucent deep golden brown.

Vertical rim with rounded edge; convex curving side tapering downwards to flat bottom within integral outsplayed, slightly oval base ring with thick rounded edge.

Intact; some pinprick bubbles, a few larger bubbles and striations; dulling, pitting, and faint iridescence.

Rotary grinding marks on interior and exterior.

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