University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS4949
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Syro-Palestine
Date Made: 100-299 AD
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 299
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Threading
Height: 9.3cm
Outside Diameter:3.4cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL11 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Amber glass with Blue Thread
Glass. Thread ornament on neck, zig-zag on rim, handle and base of dark blue.
Intact. Knob base, pulled up pyriform body, narrow neck, funnel mouth, rim rolled out. Threaded single handle attached at shoulder and under rim. Base and handle dark blue, body fluted, spiral threads, blue, on neck. Blue threads in triangular pattern on under lip. Glass: thin, light green, slight iridescence. Mold-blown.


Bibliography:

[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1999. Roman Glass (II): Reflections on Cultural Change. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 105, fig. E.48(b)View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Isings, C. 1957. Roman Glass. : Page/Fig./Plate: #60View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Smith, Ray W. 1957. Glass from the Ancient World. : Page/Fig./Plate: # 302View Objects cited in this Publication

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