Grooved Bowl

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Object Name: 
Grooved Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 8.3 cm; Rim Diam: 15.4 cm
On Display
140-50 BCE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Grooved Bowl. Transparent amber glass; sagged, wheel-cut, polished. Dark amber glass with small areas of iridescence internally and externally, as well as a very few large bubbles. Mammiform vessel with three groups of cut grooves (two grooves each), one 1 cm below rim, one at mid-height and one 2 cm below the latter. Naturally, no pontil mark.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source