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Sidonian Flask

Object Number:MS5011
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Syria
Manufacture Location: Sidon
Date Made: 100-299 CE
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 299
Height: 8.5 cm
Outside Diameter:4.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:GL05 (ancient glass project) - Other Number
2911 - Other Number


Mold blown deep blue glass covered with yellowish iridescence. Naturalistic designs in panels on body of strawberries, cherries, and other berries.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Special Exhibition: Classical and Oriental (12 Dec 1913 - 01 Nov 1915) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1999. Roman Glass (II): Reflections on Cultural Change.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 41, pl. E.47View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Hall, Edith H. Dec 1913. "The Graeco-Roman Section: A Collection of Antique Glass". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 4. no. 4. pg. 119-141 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 125, fig. 101View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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