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Object Number:
MS5100
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Hellenistic
Provenience:
Syria
Aleppo
Period:
Hellenistic Period
Date Made:
199-100 BC
Early Date:
-199
Late Date:
-100
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Core-Form
Description:
One handle mended, otherwise intact. Slight terminal knob, ovoid body, threaded handles attached at shoulder and upper neck. Neck flares slightly, thin goes in, ending with everted rim. Glass: blown handles, brown matrix, combed and marvered decoration in tan, cream and yellow; slight iridescence. Sand core process.
Height:
15.8cm
Width:
6.1cm
Outside Diamater:
5cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1999. Roman Glass (II): Reflections on Cultural Change. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 12, pl. E.10
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[Book] Smith, Ray W. 1957. Glass from the Ancient World. : Page/Fig./Plate: Catalog # 22-24
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