University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS222
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Phoenicia
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 200-399 AD
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 399
Height: 13.7cm
Outside Diameter:6.3cm
Credit Line:Gift of John Harrison, 1895
Other NumberGL11 (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Light green glass. Flaring rim, cylindrical neck. Ovoid body; fluted with 9 ribs from shoulder to constriction at base. Base rounded, slightly concave, with pontil mark. From lip to shoulder a single angular handle of the same glass, but with a core of turquoise and a thread of red glass on one side of that; handle is folded at lip just above a single trail. Another single trail on neck. Body mold blown. Vertical hole in body the size of one rib. Surface dulled and pitted; incipient iridescence.


[Book] Opuscula Archaeologica. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 130, no. IIIView Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] Neuberg. Masterpieces of Glass. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 90, #124, pl. XX, 69View Objects related to this Type Citation

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