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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1920.44.89
Title
Bowl
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1st-4th century CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World
Period
Roman period
Culture
Graeco-Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/292499
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Glass
Technique
Free-blown glass
Dimensions
H. 6 x W. 10.9 cm (2 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)
Provenance
Elizabeth Gaskell Norton, Boston, MA and Margaret Norton, Cambridge, MA (by 1920), gift; to the Fogg Museum, 1920.

Note: The Misses Norton were the daughters of Charles Elliot Norton (1827-1908).
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Misses Norton
Accession Year
1920
Object Number
1920.44.89
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Bowl; flat base, slight flare outward at rim, two bands of incised concentric circles on the interior (one band near the rim, the other band near the base). Intact; some minimal dirt accretions on exterior (partially cleaned).
Commentary
Bowls are open, rimmed vessels that are wider than they are tall.
Subjects and Contexts

Roman Domestic Art

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