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Square Jug

Object Number:
86-35-27
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Roman Period
Date Made:
200-299 AD
Early Date:
200
Late Date:
299
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Mould-Blown
Description:
Square base-slightly concave with pontil and raised cross-hatching; rectangular sides; rounded shoulder; cylindrical neck; rolled inner lip with applied pendant rim. Wide ribbed strap handle attached to shoulder and neck below rim. Some encrustation; rim damaged.
Credit Line:
Gift of George and Henry J. Vaux
Other Number:
GL12 (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1999. Roman Glass (II): Reflections on Cultural Change. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 62, pl. E.66; p. 63, fig. E.32(a)
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[Article] Fleming, Stuart J. 1996. "Early Imperial Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum". Expedition. 38 (2): 13-37. : Page/Fig./Plate: 30-31
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