Cameo Glass Fragment

Object Name: 
Cameo Glass Fragment

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Object Name: 
Cameo Glass Fragment
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.8 cm, W: 5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of W. Bastiaan Blok
Primary Description: 
Greenish colorless glass cased with transparent green glass; blown, cased, wheel-cut. Bowl with curving side; everted rim and deep curving side; shortly below rim, slight cordon; below this, one complete and one fragmentary letter of inscription in relief in transparent green glass: on the left, lower part of Z (zeta); on the left, two vertical strikes of H (eta), the crossbar of which is indicated by two horizontal nicks cut in the colorless background.
Blok, W. Bastiaan, Source
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 385, 410, 683; BIB# 61154
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 65, #76; p. 330, #76; BIB# 58895
Late Roman cameo glass (1990) p. 194, fig. 2; BIB# AI27182