KTH0114 (Late Roman Glass Stemmed Cup) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Wide, somewhat domed base of folded glass with tall, narrow, hollow stem closed at top by folded glass and at bottom by pontil wad. Stem pushed up to attach to cup whose lower wall is pointed in inverted cone. Distinct blowing spirals.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Light blue (PMS 317C) to medium bluish green (PMS 556C), semitransparent to semitranslucent. Uncommon pinprick and small spherical bubbles; rare small elongated bubbles.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Α | Στρώμα 2 (Εσωτερικό 4. προέκταση) | τμήμα γυαλινής βασής
Other number or identifier
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves stem and small part of upper base. Slight, extensive dulling, iridescence, and enamel flaking; slight, somewhat extensive pitting.
Base Diameter
Body diameter preserved
Preserved height
Glass (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH0114 (Late Roman Glass Stemmed Cup).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0114>