Bi-conical Beaker with Incised Decoration

Culture: Roman
Period: 1st century A.D.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 5.9 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3090
Provenance: Private collection Surgeon-General Dr. Josef Mayer-Riefenthaler, Vienna, Austria. Acquired in Cyprus in the 1960s, during his deployment as UN soldier.
Condition: Intact
Description: Roman glass beaker with bulbous corpus, two parallel incised lines on the lower part of the body. The base is flat, the rim slightly overhanging. Bi-conical, low beakers originate from the East and are rare. These beakers are not necessarily used for drinking because models with lid are known. Found in Cyprus.