Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
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Overall H: 5.2 cm, L: 7.6 cm; Rim Estimate Diam: 15 cm
Not on Display
75 BCE-25 CE
Primary Description: 
Translucent dark yellowish emerald-green glass, bubbly with some pitted surface, patches of light brown weathering crust adhering in spots; mold-pressed, lathe-cut and polished. Fragment preserves section of rim and part of body, almost horizontal rim bends in to form a broad collar above a deep bowl as far as preserved; exterior is highlighted at the transition from collar to body by a lathe-cut groove which highlights the upper part of a wide relief band concave in profile which extends across the carination and is highlighted at the bottom by a second lathe-cut groove so that the lower edge of this band stands out from the surface.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 149, #313, pl. 39; BIB# 29547