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Goblet

Beaker

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Object Number:MS5552
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 0-199
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 199
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Threading
Height: 11.5 cm
Outside Diameter:7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Miss Lydia T. Morris, 1916
Other Number:GL07 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Roman Glass Goblet / Beaker: blown colourless, light greenish glass; rim rounded and splaying; chalice shaped body (slightly concave); foot plate solid, on a small flattened base with pontil mark. Single thread of same glass around upper body. Intact; iridescence, metallic white, very streaky.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1997. Roman Glass: Reflections of Everyday Life (I).. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 36, pl. 51; p. 46, pl. 68dView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Isings, Clasina. 1957. Roman Glass.. J. B. Wolters. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 36View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] Vessberg, Olof. 1941. Studien zur Kunstgeschichte der roemischen Republik.. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 123View Objects related to this Type Citation

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