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Object Number:
MS222
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Phoenicia
Period:
Roman Period
Date Made:
200-399 AD
Early Date:
200
Late Date:
399
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Mould-Blown
Description:
Light green glass. Flaring rim, cylindrical neck. Ovoid body; fluted with 9 ribs from shoulder to constriction at base. Base rounded, slightly concave, with pontil mark. From lip to shoulder a single angular handle of the same glass, but with a core of turquoise and a thread of red glass on one side of that; handle is folded at lip just above a single trail. Another single trail on neck. Body mould blown. Vertical hole in body the size of one rib. Surface dulled and pitted; incipient iridescence.
Height:
13.7cm
Other Number:
GL11 (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Opuscula Archaeologica. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 130, #III
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[Book] Neuberg. Masterpieces of Glass. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 90, #124, pl. XX, 69
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