Fragment of Skyphos Handle

Object Name: 
Fragment of Skyphos Handle

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Skyphos Handle
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 3.5 cm; Rim Estimate Diam: 9 cm
Not on Display
75-1 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent blue-green or seagreen glass, bubbly with patches of brown iridescent weathering crust on exterior surface; cast and lathe-cut. Fragment preserves handle, rim and part of body, flared and thickened rim is cut on interior with two lathe-cut grooves, wall bends in and down as far as preserved. Along outer edge of rim one section of the elaborate horizontal scroll attachment is preserved as well as the vertical handle, both rests are broken away but the exterior surface of the fingerhole is cut with an angular offset ridge.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 141, #291, pl. 39; BIB# 29547