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mid 1st c. AD
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.
Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
GL08 (ancient glass project)
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998)
Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 115, fig. 103
[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1997. Roman Glass: Reflections of Everyday Life (I). : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 30, pl. 44
[Article] Fleming, Stuart J. 1996. "Early Imperial Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 38 (2): 13-37.
: Page/Fig./Plate: 22
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