Furniture plaque carved in relief with a griffin in a floral landscape | Assyrian | Neo-Assyrian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1963, excavated by Max Mallowan, on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; ceded in the division of finds to the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; acquired by the Museum in 1964, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations
A LATE ROMAN GREEN GLASS INSCRIBED BOWL
A LATE ROMAN GREEN GLASS INSCRIBED BOWL 4TH CENTURY A.D. The bulbous bowl with folded slightly flaring rim, the body decorated with wheel-cut wide band of cross-hatching above the double-line Greek inscription "YTIA" (Good Health) 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high; 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) rim diam.
Glass hexagonal bottle | Roman | Early to Mid Imperial | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Translucent deep blue green; handle in same color.Rim folded out, down, round and in, with broad, flattened upper surface; cylindrical but slightly convex neck, with slight horizontal tooling marks around the base; slightly indented horizontal shoulder with rounded corners; hexagonal body with flat sides slightly tapering downward; thick, flat bottom; broad strap handle, combed on exterior surface, applied as a long pad to edge of shoulder, drawn up vertically, then bent in and down, and…