Grooved Bowl

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Object Name: 
Grooved Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, Diam: 12.3 cm
On Display
140-50 BCE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Richard C. Reedy
Primary Description: 
Grooved Bowl. Transparent yellow-brown glass, lightly bubbly, frosted interior, usage scratches on exterior; cast, lathe-cut and polished. Rim rounded by reheating and grinding, thickened wall bends down and in to flattened hemispherical shape, interior retains two wheel-cut grooves below the rim; flattened base is slightly kicked, exterior appears fire-polished.
Reedy, Richard C., Source