University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4938
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Islamic (uncertain)
Provenience: Israel
Nazareth (Israel)
Height: 19.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:GL18 (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Greenish-blue glass flask. Fluted bulbous body; spiral dark green threading on neck. Narrow mouth Mold blown greenish blue flask of glass. Heavy yellow iridescence on the neck which is elongated and constricted at its base. The bulbous body is fluted; below is a narrow three-sectioned tube ending in a small bulb. The neck is closely wrapped in spiralled glass threads of dark green glass. The opening is very narrow. This shape and its use are a complete mystery to me.

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