University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS4999
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Syria
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 0-99 AD
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 99
Height: 7.3cm
Outside Diameter:6.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberISINGS#61 - Other NumberGL08 (ancient glass project) - Other Number


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Article] Fleming, Stuart J. 1996. "Early Imperial Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 38 (2): 13-37. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 25, fig. 21A,BView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Isings, C. 1957. Roman Glass. : Page/Fig./Plate: 78, #61View Objects cited in this Publication

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