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London, April 29, 2009--A "bouquet" of hundreds of transluscent blue glass petals forms a roughly 1,700-year-old Roman millefiori bowl. Discovered in pieces at a burial site in London, the bowl was unveiled Wednesday by conservator Liz Goodman of the Museum of London, who had gingerly reassembled the artifact.

Believed to have been a great luxury, such a dish has never before been discovered in the former western Roman Empire.
—Photograph by Alastair Grant/AP
 
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