1st–2nd century CE
Yellowish-green blown glass
H: 10.5; Diam: 12.8 cm
Accession number: 77.12.791
This type of cup, also called a modiolus, imitates the shape of a type of large pottery (terra sigillata) cup, itself an imitation of a cup produced in silver.
Israeli, Yael, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2003
Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir