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Unguentarium

Object Number:
MS5097
Current Location:
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Palestine
Toobas
Period:
Late Roman Period
Date Made:
4th century
Early Date:
300
Late Date:
399
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Mould-Blown
Description:
Long-necked unguentarium
Narrow base curves upward toward center. Globular body covered with rows of shallow indented dots. Extremely long straight neck leads to out-curving conical lip. Thin threads added on upper neck and lower lip. Glass is translucent, slightly greenish; threads of darker green glass. Mold blownbody with free blown neck and applied threads.
Height:
23cm
Outside Diamater:
6.75cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem
Other Number:
GL18 (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998)
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Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1997. Roman Glass: Reflections of Everyday Life (I). : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 4, pls. 2e, 3
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[Book] Isings, C. 1957. Roman Glass. : Page/Fig./Plate: Form 104 b
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[Article] Makhouly, Naʻīm. 1939. Rock Cut Tombs at El Jish. QDAP. 8 : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. XXXIII, 1, d and f
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