University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS245
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Phoenicia
Manufacture Location: Syro-Palestine
Date Made: 200-400 AD
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Height: 15.7cm
Width: 6.3cm
Credit Line:Gift of John Harrison, 1895
Other NumberGL14 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Glass green. Rim slightly flared, folded inward and down. Tubular body pinched down the center creating two chambers. Base flattened with pontil mark. Trails laid around body below mid-point. Basket handle folded under rim on sides, slightly flared out again and attached at mid-point, one handle base adjoining trails. Blown with tooled additions. Hole inside of one tube under handle-fold, cracking up to rim; chip off basket handle. Above rim trails broken. Bubbly glass, slight pitting. Dulled inside, milky layer outside, incipient iridescence.


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