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Flask

Bottle

Object Number:
MS4937
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Provenience:
Syria
Aleppo
Date Made:
c. 100 AD
Early Date:
80
Late Date:
120
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Blown
Threading
Description:
Amber with white threads. Rim broken and repaired. Amber blown glass, narrow neck, flared rim. Single and very long white thread trailed in circles from base and over body to base of neck. Flat base. Patches of white decomposition and purple iridescence.
Height:
9.6cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem
Other Number:
GL03 (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

[Article] Fleming, Stuart J. 1996. "Early Imperial Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum". Expedition. 38 (2): 13-37. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 23, fig. 17A,B
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