University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS5006
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Syria
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 0-199 AD
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 199
Height: 12.4 cm
Width: 4.7 cm
Depth: 4.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:GL05 (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Cobalt blue with amber handle; ribbed. Intact. Horizontally ribbed body on a pointed base. Medium length neck leads to a poorly shaped, somewhat flaring lip. A groove on the inside of the lip runs around the mouth. Handles attached on either side from shoulder to lip. Body is of dark blue glass, handles are lighter greenish glass. mold blown body with a free blown neck and handles of thick threads added later.

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