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Object Number:
MS4999
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Syria
Aleppo
Period:
Roman Period
Date Made:
0-99 AD
Early Date:
0
Late Date:
99
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Blown
Description:
Cobalt blue
Intact. Flat base, bulbous shape; two coil handles at shoulders, short neck, rim rolled outward and upward. Handles, coil type at shoulders. Blue glass: relatively thin, blue, heavily iridescent at handles. Wheel cut lines and groove on body. Blown.
Height:
7.3cm
Outside Diamater:
6.7cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem
Other Number:
ISINGS#61   -   Other Number
GL08 (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Fleming, Stuart J. 1996. "Early Imperial Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum". Expedition. 38 (2): 13-37. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 25, fig. 21A,B
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[Book] Isings, C. 1957. Roman Glass. : Page/Fig./Plate: 78, #61
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