University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS5108
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Palestine
Tell-Nimrin
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 200-399 AD
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 399
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Height: 18.8cm
Width: 7.6cm
Depth: 2.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL14 (Ancient Glass Project) - Other Number

Description

Intact. Base flattened, double cylindrical body, flarig mouth, rim rolled inward; tripartite threaded handle attached at upper body and rim, top part forms hoop-like superstructure. Handles dark blue glass. Glass: thick, emerald green at core. Blown.


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. 106, pl. E.107View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Smith, Ray W. 1957. Glass from the Ancient World. : Page/Fig./Plate: Catalog # 338, 339View Objects cited in this Publication

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