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Object Name: 
Base
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.182
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.1 cm; Base Diam: 4.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-199
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish-green glass with bubbles; blown, stamped. Cylindrical body with flat base; side curves inward at bottom, flat base, slightly impressed with circular stamp, D: 3.3 cm; female bust, facing right, with crested helmet, shield and spear; flanked by letters "S" and "C".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
1966
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 78-79, pl. 554; BIB# 58895
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 240-241, #699, pl. 32; BIB# 29547