University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: L-29-146
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Islamic Period
Date Made: 700-1099 AD
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1099
Height: 6.6cm
Length: 1.8cm
Width: 2.3cm
Credit Line:Loaned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1932
Other Number29-6-393 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number
GL09 (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Surface has patches of brown and white decomposition and is slightly pitted. Yellowish cut glass flask, standing on 4 diamond shaped legs, with facetted body. Whole made to suggest a cut diamond. In Mohammedan world used everywhere for shipment of perfumes or liquid cosmetics.

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