University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS244
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Phoenicia
Manufacture Location: Syro-Palestine
Date Made: 200-400 AD
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Height: 10.4cm
Outside Diameter:3.7cm
Credit Line:Gift of John Harrison, 1895
Other NumberGL14 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Glass light green. Rim folded inward and down. Tubular body pinched down the center, creating two chambers. Slightly flattened base with pontil mark. 7 trails laid around body beginning at mid-point. The 2 lower ends of handle, close to body, folded in under lip and up to rim; one with a splayed base, nicked and adjoining some trails; the other shorter with blunt base. Blown, with tooled additions. Basket handle broken off, top of lower handles and rim chipped, trails broken. Dulled inside; incrustation and incipient iridescence outside.


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