Janus Flask



From: Syria | Aleppo

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4990
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Syria | Aleppo
Period Roman Period
Date Made early 2nd century CE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Glass
Technique Mould-Blown
Iconography Janus | Female Head

Intact but for small section of lip. Body in shape of two full-face female heads. Long neck leads up to trefoil lip. Single thread added as decoration along lip. Thread of glass used as handle from body to lip. Entirely of translucent turquoise glass. Mold blown body with neck free blown and threads added later.

Height 11 cm
Width 6.8 cm
Outside Diameter 5.9 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number GL05 (ancient glass project) - Other Number | 3015 - Other Number

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