Cup with indented sides

Roman
Imperial Period
2nd or early 3rd century A.D.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Sarcophagus no. 100

Dimensions

7.9 x 8.2 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.19

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Plain white and clear; very thin; brown incrustation; sides pressed in; rounded corners; perfect condition. Probably made in Syria or Phoenicia.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus no. 100. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America