Photo © IMJ, by David Harris, Peter Lanyi, Zev Radovan, Nahum Slapak, Mariana Zalzberger
Deep ribbed bowl
Eastern Mediterranean
1st century BCE
Sagged mold-made yellowish brown glass
H: 5.7; Diam: 11.7; Thickness 0.3 cm
Bequest of Clare Rothschild, London
Accession number: 85.72.105
 
 
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