University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:43-15-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 100-399 AD
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 399
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Height: 8.3 cm
Width: 2.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of M. W. Wilson, 1943
Other Number:GL20 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Blown green glass unguentarium with rounded base. Silver iridescence. Flared rim. Shape in use from early 2nd to 4th c. A.D.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Article] Fleming, Stuart J. 1997. "Late Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum: A Photo Essay". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 39. no. 2. pg. 25-41 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39, fig. 30View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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