University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4975
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Israel
Palestine
Beisan
Date Made: 2nd century - 4th century
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 399
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Mould-Blown
Height: 13 cm
Width: 8 cm
Depth: 3.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:GL13 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Mold blown brown glass, amethyst iridescence, and thick white decomposition on handles which are opaque blue glass and are flattened as turn in to rim. Rim thick curled. Body is flat and indented on each side. Flat base. May have had foot. Shape 2nd-4th century AD.


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