Fragment (Amphoriskos)

Object Name: 
Fragment (Amphoriskos)

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Object Name: 
Fragment (Amphoriskos)
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 3.9 cm, W: 3 cm
Not on Display
199-1 BCE
Primary Description: 
Translucent bluish-green glass, extremely bubbly, unweathered; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Fragment preserves the lower portion of an amphoriskos spirally wound with opaque yellow and opaque white, the pattern has been dragged alternately up and down into an elaborate festoon or feather pattern and all trails are marvered into the surface.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source