6 July 2016
A ROMAN GREEN GLASS BEAKER
CIRCA MID-LATE 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The gently flaring body blown into a four-part mould, the walls with five rows of eight pointed oval knobs, alternating with circular bosses with raised centres, with faint wheel-cut line below the cut-off rim, the base moulded with two concentric rings
5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
Acquired prior to 2000.
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Cf. Matheson, 1980. p. 49, no. 126 for similar small beaker with buds and bosses, which characterize the more complex moulds.
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