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Flask

Bottle

Object Number:
MS5005
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Syria
Date Made:
mid 1st c. AD
Early Date:
50
Late Date:
99
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Blown
Threading
Description:
Perfume Bottle; cobalt blue with white threads. Very slight iridescence. Blown bright blue glass. Delicate spirals of white thread decoration around body, to base which tapers to a point.
Height:
16.7cm
Outside Diamater:
3.3cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem
Other Number:
GL08 (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
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Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 115, fig. 103
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[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1997. Roman Glass: Reflections of Everyday Life (I). : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 30, pl. 44
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[Article] Fleming, Stuart J. 1996. "Early Imperial Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum". Expedition. 38 (2): 13-37. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22
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