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Terracotta bowl

Terracotta bowl

The figure may represent Hercules performing one of his twelve labors—carrying off the Erymanthian boar, a scene that was long familiar from Greek art. Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian

Terracotta stemmed bowl

Terracotta stemmed bowl

While red-gloss terra sigillata wares dominated the Roman pottery industry, various other types of fine ware were produced intermittently. One distinctive group is made up of lead-glazed vessels such as this bo... more

Bowl
Bowl
Painted Bowl
Small bowl

Small bowl

From Levant, Petra Nabataean

Bowl with floral and geometric designs

Bowl with floral and geometric designs

After a stable border had been established between Roman Egypt and areas controlled by Meroë, settlement in the Meroitic regions of lower Nubia intensified and economic prosperity grew. Several cemeteries of th... more

Glass ribbed bowl

Glass ribbed bowl

Translucent blue green.Slightly outsplayed rim with rounded edge; shallow sides curving in to slightly concave bottom.On interior, two narrow horizontal grooves in a band at junction of side and bottom, and a s... more

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Opaque white, appearing semi-translucent.Thin horizontal rim with rounded outer edge; convex curving side to hemispherical body; slightly convex bottom inside outsplayed base ring with rounded edge.Intact, exce... more

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Colorless; handle trails in same glass.Broad, outsplayed rim, turned up, round, down, and under; short convex side to body; tubular, slightly outsplayed, low foot ring, made by folding; downward rounded ridge a... more

Glass bowl in the form of a shell

Glass bowl in the form of a shell

Colorless with pale green tinge.Flaring, knocked-off rim with shallow S-shaped collar below; body with circular circumference and rounded bottom.Body formed into the shape of a marine bivalve mollusc (scallop) ... more

Glass ribbed bowl

Glass ribbed bowl

Translucent pale blue green.Vertical rim with rounded top edge; plain, vertical band of irregular height around top of side, then bulging outward before curving in sharply to concave bottom.On interior, two con... more

Glass ribbed bowl

Glass ribbed bowl

Translucent cobalt blue.Thick, slightly outsplayed rim with almost pointed edge, sloping inward below; convex curving side, tapering obliquely downward; concave bottom.On interior, a single broad horizontal gro... more

Bowl

Bowl

Peru, Rio Grande de Nasca

Painted Bowl
Painted Bowl
Painted Bowl
Painted Jar
Small bowl

Small bowl

From Levant, Petra Nabataean

Bowl

Bowl

From Levant, Petra Nabataean

Painted Bowl
Bowl

Bowl

Colombia

Bowl

Bowl

From Levant, Petra Nabataean

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Translucent blue green.Deep, outsplayed rim, with rounded lip; at bottom of rim, hanging, folded tubular flange; side flares out at top, making ledge on interior, then curves in to applied, disk-shaped base; fl... more

Glass ribbed bowl

Glass ribbed bowl

Translucent blue green.Vertical unworked rim; pronounced concave shoulder expanding downwards; convex sides sloping inwards towards projecting rounded base ring; bottom with concave depression and projecting k... more

Glass ribbed bowl

Glass ribbed bowl

Translucent blue green.Plain rounded rim; sides curving in to slightly concave bottom.On exterior, fifteen prominent, almost vertical ribs with angular tops and tapering towards bottom, almost touching at cente... more

Glass ribbed bowl

Glass ribbed bowl

Translucent pale blue green.Vertical rim with rounded top edge; plain, almost vertical band around top of sides, then bulging outward before curving in sharply to flat bottom.On interior, three concentric groov... more

Terracotta bowl

Terracotta bowl

Bowls of this form are represented at Pompeii, the Roman city in Italy that was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in A.D. 79. Early Imperial

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Translucent emerald green.Short, outsplayed rim with beveled edge; carinated side, with two convex curves, the upper being shallow and the lower deep; slightly convex bottom within outsplayed base ring with fla... more

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Translucent pale blue green.Thick tubular rim, made by folding in, round , out, and down; side bulges downwards, then curves in sharply; applied, slightly outsplayed base ring; almost flat bottom.Intact; some b... more

Painted Bowl
Bowl

Bowl

From Levant, Petra Nabataean

Painted Bowl
Bowl with Lizards

Bowl with Lizards

The simple shape of this wide-mouthed jar is elaborated by the presence of three-dimensional bodies of abstract lizards or alligators presented as an identical repeated form around the vessel body. The segmente... more

Painted Bowl
Bowl

Bowl

Peru

Bowl

Bowl

From Levant, Petra Nabataean

Painted Jar
Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Opaque jade green.Horizontal rim with rounded outer edge; convex curving side to hemispherical body with uneven exterior surface; flat bottom inside outsplayed base ring with rounded edge.Intact, except for one... more

Glass ribbed bowl

Glass ribbed bowl

Translucent deep honey brown.Bevelled rim with horizontal lip; shallow inward-curving neck; then raised ledge below which body curves in to concave bottom.On interior, lathe-cut concentric circles; one at cente... more

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Opaque dark red.Horizontal rim with uneven outer edge; convex curving side to hemispherical body; flat bottom inside outsplayed base ring with rounded edge.Intact; pitting of surface bubbles, dulling on interio... more

Glass mosaic carinated bowl

Glass mosaic carinated bowl

Translucent turquoise green body with translucent deep purple, opaque white, opaque yellow, and opaque red; color(s) of base ring uncertain.Outsplayed rim with angular edge; carinated side, with two convex curv... more

Glass ribbed bowl

Glass ribbed bowl

Translucent deep honey yellow; trail in opaque white.Knocked-off, uneven rim; short concave neck; globular body curving in to thick bottom, flat but slightly concave at center.Trail applied to bottom and wound ... more

Four monochrome bowls

Four monochrome bowls

13.198.1: Opaque dark red. Horizontal rim with uneven outer edge; convex curving side to hemispherical body; flat bottom inside outsplayed base ring with rounded edge. Intact; pitting of surface bubbles, dullin... more

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Opaque white.Outsplayed rim with angular outward edge; convex curving side; convex bottom within slightly outsplayed base ring with rounded edge.Intact, except for small weathered chip in underside of rim; pitt... more

Glass ribbed bowl

Glass ribbed bowl

Translucent pale blue green.Uneven vertical rim with rounded top edge and vertical plain band below; deep convex side curving in to slightly concave bottom.On interior, a broad band of fine abraded lines on low... more

Glass mosaic bowl

Glass mosaic bowl

Opaque orange and opaque red.Slightly flaring vertical rim, with rounded edge; convex curving side; deeply indented base ring around slight convex bottom.Marbled mosaic pattern formed from polygonal sections of... more

Terracotta bowl

Terracotta bowl

This mold-made bowl was produced locally imitating Italian Arretine ware. Early Imperial

Glass ribbed bowl

Glass ribbed bowl

Translucent blue green.Vertical unworked rim; pronounced concave shoulder expanding downwards; convex sides sloping inwards towards projecting rounded base ring; bottom with concave depression and projecting k... more

Glass ribbed bowl

Glass ribbed bowl

Translucent pale streaky purple; trail in opaque white.Knocked-off, uneven rim; short concave neck; squat globular body curving in to flat, thick bottom.Trail wound spirally around body, with large circular pat... more

Glass oval bowl

Glass oval bowl

Translucent turquoise blue green.Plain rim with ground upper edge; convex curving side, tapering downwards to flat oval bottom; two integral horizontal handles at rim on either long side, carved out in the shap... more

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Colorless with pale green tinge.Flaring rim, cracked off; globular body; thick, slightly concave bottom.On body, three bands of evenly-spaced wheel-abraded horizontal lines.Complete, but broken and repaired; a ... more

Painted Bowl
Bowl

Bowl

From Levant, Petra Nabataean

Painted Bowl
Bowl

Bowl

Peru

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Colorless with pale blue green tingeVertical, rounded, and thickened rim; vertical sides to body, then curving in to applied base ring; slightly uneven, flat base with central pontil scar and kick on interior.B... more

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Colorless with pale yellow green tinge.Everted, tubular rim, folded out and down, forming collar with indent on inside of mouth; sides taper then curve in to integral, tubular base ring; deeply pushed-in bottom... more

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Translucent greenish yellow.Rim folded out and down, forming rounded, partially tubular collar to mouth with inner lip; bulging sides curving in to integral, low tubular base ring; flat bottom with traces of po... more

Bowl

Bowl

Iran, Shahr-i Qumis (ancient Hecatompylos) Parthian

Bowl: Crab
Terracotta dish with barbotine decoration

Terracotta dish with barbotine decoration

Red-glazed bowl with leaf and bird pattern in barbotine; terra sigillata.

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Colorless with blue green tingeEverted horizontal rim with rounded outer lip; projecting tubular fold below; S-shaped sides curving in to integral tubular base ring; kick in bottom with circular pontil scar.Int... more

Glass cup

Glass cup

Translucent pale yellow green.Rounded, thickened, and slightly outsplayed rim; cylindrical body with slightly convex sides; rounded bottom with small, deep kick at center.Intact; pinprick bubbles and blowing st... more

Painted Bowl

Painted Bowl

Mexico, Mesoamerica, Michoacán

Bowl

Bowl

Although finely decorated Nazca vessels were made in specialized workshops, recent discoveries in small habitation sites show that the use of painted plates and open bowls was not limited to people living in mo... more

Terracotta beaker with barbotine decoration

Terracotta beaker with barbotine decoration

Orange glazed bowl with barbotine leaf and interrupted line pattern.

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Colorless with pale green tingeTubular rim, folded over and in; straight sides to body, flaring upwards; integral tubular base ring, flaring downwards with rounded bottom edge; thick, pushed-in bottom, slightly... more

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Translucent cobalt blue.Inverted tubular rim, folded over, out, and down; side bulges outwards, then curves in sharply; outsplayed low base ring with flattened bottom edge; small central kick on bottom with tra... more

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Translucent pale blue greenRounded, thickened, vertical rim with slight indent below; vertical sides, then curving in to applied, solid base ring; almost flat bottom with pontil scar, uneven on interior with ci... more

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Colorless with greenish tingeOutsplayed, horizontal, rounded rim, folded down and in onto undercurve; sides tapering downward; base ring; deep, concave bottom with pontil scar.Intact; pinprick bubbles; dulling,... more

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Miniature bowl or jarTranslucent blue green.Rounded and thickened rim with inner lip; convex sides to cylindrical body; flat bottom with small, central kick and traces of large pontil scar.Intact; few bubbles; ... more

Glass bowl with cut decoration

Glass bowl with cut decoration

Colorless.Plain vertical rim with thickened, rounded lip; vertical side to body, curving in to flat bottom, slightly domed on interior.Below rim, one horizontal rounded trail; two more finer trails applied as c... more

Cup or Bowl

Cup or Bowl

Made in Gaul

Glass bowl decorated with hunting scenes

Glass bowl decorated with hunting scenes

Translucent deep blue green.Slightly inverted, ground rim; hemispherical body and round bottom.Cut decoration: below rim, a band of three horizontal grooves, two narrow flanking above and below a broader groove... more

Glass cup

Glass cup

Colorless with blue green tinge.Knocked-off, uneven rim; slightly bulging collar below rim; sides expanding downward, then angled in to join convex bottom, flattened at center.Band of two faint wheel-cut lines ... more

Glass bowl with painted lid

Glass bowl with painted lid

Bowl (17.194.88a): Translucent blue green.Everted, knocked-off rim, with ground upper edge; narrow concave neck; sack-shaped body with side expanding downwards to rounded carination, then sloping inwards; small... more

Terracotta jar with barbotine decoration

Terracotta jar with barbotine decoration

Brown glazed bowl with brown barbotine scale decoration on shoulder.

Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Translucent light green; foot ring in same color.Outsplayed rim with rounded, thickened outer lip; oval body with side expanding slightly downwards, then turned in at a sharp angle; slightly convex bottom on in... more

Ram with lotus-shaped manger

Ram with lotus-shaped manger

This charming ram, with its almost prehensile muzzle, feeds from a lotus-form trough. The traditional Egyptian gods Amun or Khnum were identified with curly-horned rams, but by this time several other divinitie... more

Bowl: Crab
Two Bowls

Two Bowls

possibly Eastern Han dynasty (25–220)

Bowl

Bowl

Iran, Shahr-i Qumis (ancient Hecatompylos) Parthian

Glass vessel in the shape of a basket

Glass vessel in the shape of a basket

Translucent blue green; handle in same color.Rounded and slightly thickened rim; body: funnel-shaped profile on front and back, and conical at sides; tubular base ring, made by folding; kick in bottom with larg... more

Glass bowl with inscription

Glass bowl with inscription

Translucent purple glass. Slightly in-turned rim with a sharp, knocked-off edge; body somewhat less than hemispherical in shape; a single, small handle was attached to the side.On exterior, decoration of wheel-... more

Bowl

Bowl

Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon Sasanian

Bowl

Bowl

Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon Sasanian

Bowl

Bowl

Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon Sasanian

Bowl

Bowl

Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon Sasanian

Bowl

Bowl

Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon Sasanian

Bowl

Bowl

Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon Sasanian

Glass handkerchief bowl

Glass handkerchief bowl

Translucent blue green; trail in same color.Vertical, rounded, thickened rim; deep body with almost vertical side, then curving in sharply at bottom; low, tubular base ring, made by folding; flat bottom but wit... more