Ribbed Bowl

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Object Name: 
Ribbed Bowl
Accession Number: 
79.1.146
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam: 11.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
25 BC-99 AD
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent bluish green glass, heavily pitted, some patches of dark and silvery iridescent crust adhering to exterior surface; mold-pressed, tooled, wheel-cut and lathe-polished. Rim rounded by grinding, straight sides bend down and in to form deep vessel, sixteen prominent ribs on exterior taper toward bottom, tops have been ground when rim was finished, center dot (?) and two surrounding wheel-cut grooves (D: 7.8 cm) on interior, interior lathe-polished, exterior fire-polished; flat thickened base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
Category: