Object of the Week: Ribbed Bowl

Ribbed Bowl, Roman Empire, possibly Italy, possibly Eastern Mediterranean, 1-99. Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation. 79.1.39.

Blown in a two-piece mold, this shallow bowl features a band of 109 vertical ribs that extend from the shoulder to a horizontal rib.

Ribbed Bowl, Roman Empire, possibly Italy, possibly Eastern Mediterranean, 1-99. Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation. 79.1.39.


Interested in learning more about ancient glass? Check out our exhibit, Ennion and His Legacy: Mold-Blown Glass from Ancient Rome, on view until January 4, 2016.

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