3 June 1999
AN ACHAEMENID FRAGMENTARY GLASS PHIALE
circa 450-400 b.c.
Pale yellowish in color, cast and lathe cut, the shallow rounded bowl with carinated sides and flaring rim, the bottom with a sixteen petalled rosette with a central disk, from which radiates sixteen elongated petals with a medial ridge
66 in. (16 cm) diameter
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Sangiorgi, Collezione di Vetri Antichi, no. 152.
von Saldern, "Glass Finds at Gordion" in Journal of Glass Studies, Vol. I, 1959, fig. 29, p. 42
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