American Univesity of Beirut

The Glass Collections Journey After Beirut Blast: Glass goblet (Inventory# 5788)

 ​​Glass goblet (Inventory# 5788)

Late Roman Period (5th – 6th c. AD)​

One of the surviving glass piece, after August 4 Beirut blast, is a glass goblet almost complete, with a body part missing.
It is a blue green glass artifact (6.25 x 6 cm), dating back to the Late Roman Period (5th – 6th c. AD), with collared rim, short neck, oval body decorated with 6 irregularly spaced indents, shallow base.​

Stay tuned to follow the journey of the 15 rescued/restorable glass artifacts at the AUB Museum!


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