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Saddleflask

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Object Number:
86-35-53
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Syro-Palestine (uncertain)
Period:
Roman Period
Date Made:
400-499 AD
Early Date:
400
Late Date:
499
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Blown
Description:
Pontil of base; twin concave cylindrical bodies encircled by threading; rolled rims. Elaborate handle consisting of 2 alternating paired arches capped with a single suspension handle. Trailing ribbon decoration from each handle/rim join (4) to base.
Credit Line:
Gift of George and Henry J. Vaux
Other Number:
GL14 (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:

[Catalogue] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 79, no. 116
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