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Cup with indented sides

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Plain white and clear; very thin; brown incrustation; sides pressed in; rounded corners; perfect condition. Probably made in Syria or Phoenicia.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus no. 100. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd or early 3rd century A.D.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

7.9 x 8.2 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.19

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels