Cameo Glass Fragment

Object Name: 
Cameo Glass Fragment

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Object Name: 
Cameo Glass Fragment
Accession Number: 
84.1.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.8 cm, W: 5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of W. Bastiaan Blok
Primary Description: 
Greenish colorless glass cased with transparent green glass; blown, cased, wheel-cut. Bowl with curving side; everted rim and deep curving side; shortly below rim, slight cordon; below this, one complete and one fragmentary letter of inscription in relief in transparent green glass: on the left, lower part of Z (zeta); on the left, two vertical strikes of H (eta), the crossbar of which is indicated by two horizontal nicks cut in the colorless background.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blok, W. Bastiaan, Source
1984
Category: 
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 385, 410, 683; BIB# 61154
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 65, #76; p. 330, #76; BIB# 58895
Late Roman cameo glass (1990) p. 194, fig. 2; BIB# AI27182