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Saddleflask

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Object Number:
MS233
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Phoenicia
Manufacture Location:
Syro-Palestine
Period:
Roman Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Blown
Description:
Quadruple (4-chamber) saddleflask.
Blown green glass. Appears that two tubes were bent to form four sections. Ribbon handles on each section with threads lacing each handle together, some of these threads not attached to the body. Two threads under the rims wrapped around all four sections. One band broken.
Height:
9.4cm
Width:
4.1cm
Depth:
3.8cm
Credit Line:
Gift of John Harrison
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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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. 24
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