Roman Glass Trulla, Century ADThis high quality trulla, or “pan,” of transparent pale blue glass, is in the form of a deep cup or bowl with an applied handle that tapers from the body of the vessel. Vessels of this shape usually date between
glass beaker, AD, from Olbia, Russia (on the Black Sea). Sometimes this beaker shape is called carchesium, derived from a Greek term. Such decorative glasses were intended specially for use at banquets.