University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS5022
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Israel
Palestine
Beisan
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 300-399 AD
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 399
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Height: 30.4cm
Outside Diameter:7.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL18 (Ancient Glass Project) - Other Number

Description

Thin blue-green blown glass, partially covered with flaking iridescence. Base slightly concave. Shoulder curves gradually into neck. Slightly flaring plain rim, ground smooth. Lower rim decorated with 4 threads: one thin, three thicker ones. Perhaps used to hold wine, oil or other table liquids.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1999. Roman Glass (II): Reflections on Cultural Change. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 126, pl. E.125View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Makhouly, Naʻīm. 1939. Rock Cut Tombs at El Jish. QDAP. 8 : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. XXXIII, 2, aView Objects cited in this Publication

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