Conical knobbed beaker - ROM2009_10656_7


Conical knobbed beaker

Medium:Mould blown glass
Geography: Syria
Date: about 50-100 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period
12.6 x 7 cm
Object number: 950.157.40
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Helen Norton
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of Rome and the Near East

This beaker, with its large almond-shaped bosses, was blown in a three-part mould. Faint ridges are seen upon close inspection of the glass indicating where each the mould sections would have met.

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