Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
86.1.17
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.5 cm; Rim Diam: 7.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 300-399
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of Martha J. Herpst
Primary Description: 
Transparent light green; blown; tooled; rim cracked off and ground. Beaker: conical with foot. Rim everted, cracked off and ground; wall splays slightly to carination near mid-point and then tapers; folded disk-shaped foot, which is flat on underside and has small dome in floor; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Herpst Estate, Martha J., Source
1986-07-31
Category: 
Inscription: 
Graeco Phoenician bowl / found near Aleppo Syria / 200 BC
loose paper
161
paper label
on side
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 114, #176; p. 340, #176; BIB# 58895