Bowl

A work made of glass, cast (sagged?).
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of glass, cast (sagged?).

Date:

Late 1st century BC/mid–1st century AD

Artist:

Roman; coast of Syria or Palestine

About this artwork

This monochrome bowl has evenly spaced ribs radiating around lower portion of the bowl. The pale bluish-green color of the bowl occured naturally, as the result of iron and other oxides in the sand, one of the essential components used in making glass.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Bowl

Origin

Levant

Date

50 BC–50 AD

Medium

Glass, cast (sagged?)

Dimensions

4.6 × 12.9 × 12.9 cm (1 3/4 × 5 1/8 × 5 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore W. and Frances S. Robinson

Reference Number

1949.433

Extended information about this artwork

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