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Object Number: 87-29-1
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Syria
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 100-199 AD
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 199
Height: 20cm
Outside Diameter:12.2cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. M. N. Stickley in memory of her parents Philip and Helene S. Newman, 1987
Other NumberGL07 (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Cone-shaped lamp. Amber glass conical vessel decorated with applied deep blue lozenge-shaped drops in three groups of three drops. Free blown. Pontil/indentation at base. Slight encrustation/irridescence.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Article] Fleming, Stuart J. 1997. Late Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum: A Photo Essay. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 39 (2): 25-41. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 32, fig. (17A, B)View Objects cited in this Publication

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