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Gold-Glass Bases, 4th century CE


Gold-Glass Bases

Gold-Glass Bases discovered in a Jewish Catacomb in Rome. These glass disks are bases of bowls or cups. They were embedded in the walls of catacombs as a mark of the deceased’s family.

The Israel Museum at 40; Masterworks of Beauty and Sanctity. Jerusalem- Israel Museum, 2005

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