A free-blown, stemmed cup of colorless glass. The rim flares slightly. A shallow kick opens out to the underside of the foot. Weathering has given the cup a yellow hue and there is incrustation in several places. The vessel is reconstructed from fragments.


  • Title: Cup
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 4th–5th century A.D.
  • Location Created: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Physical Dimensions: 8.3 × 8 cm (3 1/4 × 3 1/8 in.)
  • Type: Cup
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Glass
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 2003.444
  • Culture: Byzantine
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Vessels (Containers)

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