University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS4950
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Islamic
Provenience: Israel
Palestine
Nazareth (Israel)
Period: Islamic Period
Date Made: 800-1199 AD
Early Date: 800
Late Date: 1199
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Height: 14.5cm
Width: 6.1cm
Depth: 4.8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL17 (Ancient Glass Project) - Other Number

Description

Wine colored blown glass. Tear shaped body, footed base, long cylindrical neck. Delicate clear glass tooling at sides of body to base of neck ending at small handles. Handles like this may once have held rings. Bottle shape and type of tooling indicate Islamic work, 9th-12th century AD.


Bibliography:

[Book] Smith, Ray W. 1957. Glass from the Ancient World. : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 488, 567View Objects cited in this Publication

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