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Object Number: MS4937
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Syria
Date Made: c. 100 AD
Early Date: 80
Late Date: 120
Height: 9.6cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL03 (ancient glass project) - Other Number


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Article] Fleming, Stuart J. 1996. "Early Imperial Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 38 (2): 13-37. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 23, fig. 17A,BView Objects cited in this Publication

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