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Object Number:MS4931
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Israel
Palestine
Galilee
Period: Late Roman Period
Date Made: 300-399 CE
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 399
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Threading
Height: 9.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:GL24 (ancient glass project) - Other Number
2540 - Other Number

Description

Intact. Rounded body on a flat bottom; continous curve to neck and slightly thickened lip. Irregular zig-zag ornament of heavy threaded glass from shoulder to lip. Body of piece and thread of translucent green glass. Part of thread decoration also has white glass thread marvered into it. Free-Blown jar with looped zig-zag thread rim decoration; 2 handles.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998) View Objects in Exhibition
Special Exhibition: Classical and Oriental (12 Dec 1913 - 01 Nov 1915) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1997. Roman Glass: Reflections of Everyday Life (I).. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39, pl. 55View 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. IV. no. 4. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 133, fig. 113, leftView Objects related to this

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