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View Resource Reflecting Antiquity: Modern Glass Inspired By Ancient Rome

The art of the Romans has served as fertile ground for many generations of artisans. Exploring their forms and subjects has been a worthy endeavor, and many careers have been made of interpreting their work, much as the Romans drew on the work of Grecian artisans for centuries. This fascinating online exhibit from the J. Paul Getty Museum looks at the ways in which Roman glass was used as...

http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/reflecting_antiquity/
View Resource Glassmaking in Roman Times

As Pliny the Elder wrote in "Natural History": "And so we must now proceed to explain also the nature of glass..." Taking its cue from that immortal line, this interactive exhibit from the Penn Museum explores the history of glassworking through the six centuries of Roman domination of the Mediterranean world. Through photographs and diagrams, this website tells the story of glassware in everyday...

https://www.penn.museum/sites/Roman%20Glass/index.html