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European Glass: Medieval

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Cone Beaker

Cone Beaker

CMGL 66.1.247

. This cone beaker was found in England, but the quality of its workmanship and the find-places of similar pieces show that it was made in Germany or the Low Countries. The form of the cone beaker probably reflects Frankish drinking habits. An emptied glass was immediately taken from the guest and refilled. It often had a vestigial foot - or no foot at all.

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