Round disk (lid or plate fragment?)

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 4th–1st century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, probably Crete

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.3 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

72.433

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Outsplayed rounded edge. Curves into domical projection in the center. Yellow-green. Intact, except for slight crack; some iridescence, especially on underside.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription