Fragment of Shallow Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Shallow Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Shallow Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 8.8 cm; Rim Estimate Diam: 20 cm
Not on Display
25 BCE-50 CE
Primary Description: 
Opaque intense yellow-green or brown glass appearing black with multiple veins of opaque white imitating onyx or agate; mosaic glass or millefiori technique and lathe-polished. Fragment preserves rounded rim and tapering vessel wall as far as preserved.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 191, #515, pls. 26, 41; BIB# 29547