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Object Number:MS5097
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Palestine
Period: Late Roman Period
Date Made: 4th century
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 399
Height: 23 cm
Outside Diameter:6.75 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:GL18 (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Long-necked unguentarium Narrow base curves upward toward center. Globular body covered with rows of shallow indented dots. Extremely long straight neck leads to out-curving conical lip. Thin threads added on upper neck and lower lip. Glass is translucent, slightly greenish; threads of darker green glass. Mold blownbody with free blown neck and applied threads.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1997. Roman Glass: Reflections of Everyday Life (I).. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 4, pl. 2e, 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Isings, C. 1957. Roman Glass.. J. B. Wolters. : Page/Fig./Plate: Form 104 bView Objects related to this
[Article] Makhouly, Naʻīm. 1939. "Rock Cut Tombs at El Jish". QDAP. Vol. 8. : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. XXXIII, 1, d, fView Objects related to this

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