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Sidonian Flask

Object Number:MS5015
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Syria
Manufacture Location: Sidon
Date Made: 0-199 CE
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 199
Height: 9.3 cm
Width: 3.4 cm
Outside Diameter:2.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:GL05 (ancient glass project) - Other Number
2559 - Other Number


Intact. Flat base, body hexagonal in cross section, narrow neck, everted mouth, rim rolled inward. Regular panelled design on body, with grooving. Glass: thin, light green, slight iridescence. Mold-blown.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Special Exhibition: Classical and Oriental (12 Dec 1913 - 01 Nov 1915) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Smith, Ray W. 1957. Glass from the Ancient World.. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: nos. 76-78View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Article] Hall, Edith H. Dec 1913. "The Graeco-Roman Section: A Collection of Antique Glass". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 4. no. 4. pg. 119-141 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 125, fig. 103View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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