Ribbed Bowl

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Object Name: 
Ribbed Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.1 cm, Diam: 11.8 cm
On Display
99 BCE-99 CE
Credit Line: 
Gift (pur. J.S.)
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellow greenish glass, patches of iridescent weathering film on interior and exterior; mold-pressed, tooled, wheel-cut and polished. Rim rounded by grinding, straight sides bend down into shallow vessel, twenty-one prominent ribs on underside, vessel wall and rib tops have been ground, two wheel-cut circles on interior around small center circle; flattened base. Exterior fire-polished, interior lathe-polished.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source