University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS5239
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Israel
Palestine
Nazareth (Israel)
Period: Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Height: 17.5cm
Width: 6.2cm
Depth: 3.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL14 (Ancient Glass Project) - Other Number

Description

Handle broken. Double vials of light greenish glass with interior layer of decomp., patches of iridescence on outside and base. Flattened thread decor. in emerald glass on body and under rim. Remaining portion of handle same color as body. Molded, rolled to center and pushed together, not molded in separate pieces.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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