Circular Mirror

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Object Name: 
Circular Mirror
Accession Number: 
70.1.55 A
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 6.6 cm; Rim Th: 1.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 300-699
Credit Line: 
Gift of Toufic Arakji
Primary Description: 
White plaster disc with glass of uncertain color. Circular shape with flat bottom and raised rim of triangular cross-section; at center, fragment of thin-walled blown glass inset to form mirror, D: 3 cm., with slightly convex surface.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Arakji, Toufic, Source
1970
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 72, 220, #1013; BIB# 58895