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Object Number:MS4935
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Islamic (uncertain)
Provenience: Israel
Nazareth (Israel)
Period: Islamic Period
Date Made: 5th century
Early Date: 400
Late Date: 5th century
Height: 21.5 cm
Width: 4.1 cm
Depth: 3.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:GL16 (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Long tubuluar body with short bulb at base. Thread decoration in dark green spirals around neck; 3 additional bands; zig-zags on body/base. Single suspension handle attached to rim in yellow-green glass.

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
Italian Gallery (28 Mar 1951 - 1958) View Objects in Exhibition


[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. 29, fig. 10AView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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