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Base fragment of mosaic-glass bowl

Base fragment of mosaic-glass bowl

Base fragment of mosaic-glass bowl

Glass, mold-made

H: 2.1; W: 3.7 cm

The Eliahu Dobkin Collection

Accession number:

77.12.248

Archaeology/Ancient Glass

One of the most striking features of Hellenistic glassworking was the development of the mosaic technique. Vessels were prepared from the fusion of segments of colorful glass, both translucent and opaque, in arresting combinations of colors and shapes.