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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Glass bowl, pillar-moulded, blue with opaque white marbling.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 4.9 centimetres
    • Diameter: 16.8 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Hobbs & Jackson 2010 p. 89, fig. 69 bibliographic details
    • Tait 1991 pl.67 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    2010 Mar-Jul, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire County Museum, Archaeology Exhibition
    1988 30 Sep-1989 6 Jan, Italy, Rome, Museo Capitolino, Glass of the Caesars
    1988 15 Apr-26 Jul, Germany, Cologne, Römisch-Germanisches Museum, Glass of the Caesars
    1987 18 Nov-1988 15 Mar, London, British Museum, Glass of the Caesars
    1987 25 Apr-19 Oct, USA, Corning, Corning Museum of Glass, Glass of the Caesars

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


COMPASS Image Caption: Bowl


COMPASS Image Caption: Bowl

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