ROMAN TRANSPARENT GLASS CUP
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Measurements: 10 cm- height
Description: A beautiful and rare cylindrical shaped Roman transparent glass beaker tapering at the bottom to sit on a flattened base.
Roman glass objects have been recovered across the Roman Empire in domestic, industrial and funerary contexts. Ancient Roman glassware includes some of the finest pieces of art ever produced in antiquity and the very best were valued higher than wares made with precious metals. The Romans loved glass for its practical as well as decorative uses.
Period: Circa 5th Century AD
Condition: Rare. Fine with signs of aging on the surface. Flawlessly preserved.