Photo © IMJ, by David Harris, Peter Lanyi, Zev Radovan, Nahum Slapak, Mariana Zalzberger
Ribbed bowl
Eastern Mediterranean
1st century CE
Sagged greenish mold-made glass
H: 5.0; Diam: 10.6 cm
Bequest of Clare Rothschild, London
Accession number: 85.72.106
 
 
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