Object Number:MS5100
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Syria
Period: Hellenistic Period
Date Made: 199-100 BCE
Early Date: -199
Late Date: -100
Height: 15.8 cm
Width: 6.1 cm
Outside Diameter:5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:2957 - Other Number


One handle mended, otherwise intact. Slight terminal knob, ovoid body, threaded handles attached at shoulder and upper neck. Neck flares slightly, thin goes in, ending with everted rim. Glass: blown handles, brown matrix, combed and marvered decoration in tan, cream and yellow; slight iridescence. Sand core process.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq (08 Apr 2017) View Objects in Exhibition
Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 86View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 12, pl. E.10View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Smith, Ray W. 1957. Glass from the Ancient World.. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: nos. 22-24View Objects related to this Type Citation

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