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Bowl

  • Bowl. National Museum of Roman Art in Mérida © Ministerio de Cultura

    Bowl. National Museum of Roman Art in Mérida © Ministerio de Cultura

     
  

Category

Instruments, utensils and tools

Date

76-100 (Late 1st century A.D.)

Cultural background

Roman

Original title

Cuenco
National Museum of Roman Art
Mérida
Badajoz, Extremadura
Badajoz

This is a magnificent piece from the museum’s spectacular glass collection.

This particular bowl is made of green glass and has a biconical form with a differentiated base and a coiled horizontal handle. Many of these glasses were found in sealed tombs, which accounts for their good state of conservation.

Details of the work

Object
Bowl

Dimensions
Height = 10.4 cm; Diameter = 12.2 cm

Technique
Blown

Material
Green glass

  

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