murrhine glass


noun

glassware believed to resemble the murrhine cups of ancient Rome.
a ware composed of glass in which metals, precious stones, or the like are embedded.

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murrhine glass

noun

a type of Eastern glassware made from fluorspar and decorated with pieces of coloured metal
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