Medieval London

Opaque Drinking Glass

Dublin Core

Title

Opaque Drinking Glass

Subject

Household Item

Description

This is a 5th-6th century Anglo-Saxon glass beaker may have been made in England. It has ribbing along its upper portion near the opening as well as ribbing that goes along its base. The use of ribbing, or any other style, added to the decoration and cost of the drinking glass.

Date

Early Medieval

Contributor

Klea Lisi

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Drinking Glass; Beaker

Physical Dimensions

3 3/4 x 4 in. (9.5 x 10.2 cm)

Files

Drinking Glass: Globular Beaker.png

Citation

“Opaque Drinking Glass,” Medieval London, accessed May 28, 2022, https://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/276.

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