Beaker
Date 100-399 A.D.
Manufacturer:Unknown
Dimensions Overall: 2 5/16 in. (5.8 cm) Overall, Rim: 2 5/16 in. (5.8 cm)
Medium Blown glass
Credit Line Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.
Description Beaker of blown colorless grey tinted glass. Thin and fragile. Squared sides with four indented vertical areas. Flattened base with a slight central kick. Knocked-off. Ground rim.
Published ReferencesAuth, Susan, ANCIENT GLASS AT THE NEWARK MUSEUM, pg. 99, similar beaker with indented sides "In Egypt painted papyrus holders were used for these fragile glasses."
Object Number 81.88