The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Bowl fragments with Menorah, Shofar and Torah
Description: Roman Empire, early 4th century via Rogers Fund 1918; Media is glass and gold leaf, with an inscribed border in Latin. It reads as follows:
I BIBAS CVM EVLOGIA COKP
Drink with praise together
Details and provenance
This is a rare example of Roman Empire era Jewish gold glass. It depicts an open ark for the Torah. Rolled parchment scrolls rest on the shelves. Temple implements include two Menorah, a Shofar and an etrog fruit. These are still traditional, 1700 years later.
The bowl is on display as part of the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. According to the Met, there once was more, when the bowl was intact:
Originally, a banqueting scene was shown below, with a fish on the tripod table in front of a cushion.