Photo © IMJ, by David Harris, Peter Lanyi, Zev Radovan, Nahum Slapak, Mariana Zalzberger
Bowl
Eastern Mediterranean
2nd–1st century BCE
Sagged light brown mold-made and grooved glass
H: 6.0; Diam: 2.0; Th: 0.2-0.3 cm
Dobkin Collection
Accession number: 77.12.37
 
 
Fragments of translucent monochrome bowls decorated with wheel-cut grooves and ribs have been discovered at almost every site in Israel, attesting to the fact that they were probably among the first type manufactured locally.

Publications:
Israeli, Yael, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2003, English / Hebrew

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir