vessel / cameo
Fragment of a small closed form in translucent dark blue and opaque white cameo glass. This is the upper part of an ovoid body, with the shoulder curving outwards to a carination. The decoration, in white, shows a stemmed vine leaf whose long stem is knotted with others.
- 40-60 (circa)
- Made in: Rome (probably)
- (Europe,Italy,Lazio,Rome (province),Rome)
- Excavated/Findspot: Pompeii
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Pompeii)
- Height: 2.7 centimetres
- Width: 3.4 centimetres
- Thickness: 0.4 centimetres
- Thickness: 0.1 centimetres (blue)
- Thickness: 0.05 centimetres (white)
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA22963
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