Inscribed Beaker

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Object Name: 
Inscribed Beaker
Accession Number: 
67.1.23
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8 cm; Rim Diam: 7.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-99
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Pale green glass; mold blown, three-part mold; rim reworked. Cylindrical with straight vertical sides and short everted rim; flat base with raised concentric ring underneath. The sides are decorated in relief. The decoration consists of two panels of equal size separated by palm fronds. Below the panels, three horizontal lines and below these and the palm fronds a continuous band of herringbone ornament. Above each panel, a horizontal palm frond and above this one horizontal line. The inscription, in Greek, is "KATACHAIRE/KAI EUPHRAINOU" [Rejoice and be merry].
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1967
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
KATACHAIRE/KAI EUPHRAINOU
inscription
sides Greek
Roman Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Library 1996-08-19 through 1997-01-10