Free-blown beaker of translucent yellow glass formed in two parts. The sides were indented four times as the initial gather was blown. The body was then transferred to a pontil, whereupon the rim was opened and finished. The foot was blown separately and attached.


  • Title: Beaker
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 4th century A.D.
  • Location Created: Roman Empire
  • Physical Dimensions: 11.8 × 6 cm (4 5/8 × 2 3/8 in.)
  • Type: Beaker
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Glass
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 2003.412
  • Culture: Roman
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Vessels (Containers)

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