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Balsamarium

Object Number:
MS5107
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Israel
Palestine
Nazareth (Israel)
Period:
Roman Period
Date Made:
5th century
Early Date:
400
Late Date:
499
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Blown
Description:
Double Balsamarium with elaborate double-tiered basket handles.
Slight iridescence. Bright blue greenish glass vials. Curled rim, complex towering handles elaborate applications on four sides. Thread decorations around body. Mold blown.
Height:
22.4cm
Width:
6.7cm
Depth:
4.9cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem
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:

[Article] Fleming, Stuart J. 1997. Late Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum: A Photo Essay. Expedition. 39 (2): 25-41. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 35, fig. (25A, B)
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