Cross-posted from Monstrous Beauty
When I think Roman Art, this is not what I
think. This, however is indeed Roman from the first or second century. It was later reused by the Lombards. I did know that Romans did glass work and have seen a few pieces. Although the shape reminds of
the ubiquitous amphorae, I never considered that there would be this
much color in one piece. In the British Museum. Image from wikimedia commons.