Clear Glass Dish from Pompeii

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Liana Miate
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published on 08 September 2017
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A clear glass dish from Pompeii. 1st century CE. (Photo taken at the National Maritime Museum, Sydney Australia)

According to Pliny, high value was placed on colourless, transparent glass - basically that which mimicked rock crystal.

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Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

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