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Pilgrim Flask

Oinochoe

Object Number:
MS5653
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Culture:
Judeo-Christian
Provenience:
Syria (uncertain)
Date Made:
300-499 AD
Early Date:
300
Late Date:
499
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Mould-Blown
Description:
One-handled Jug, trefoil (oinochoe) mouth. Intact. Body is squared off with one symbol in relief on each side. Relatively long neck leads to a wide flaring lip with a crude groove around the mouth. Drooping S-shaped handle attached from lip to shoulder. Body is of greenish translucent glass; original color of handle obscured by thick deposit of iridescence. Mould-blown with neck drawn up by free blowing. Handle thread added separately.
Height:
12.6cm
Width:
5.8cm
Depth:
5.8cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Lydia T. Morris
Other Number:
GL05 (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:

[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1999. Roman Glass (II): Reflections on Cultural Change. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. vi, pl. F.0
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