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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 AD
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 399
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Threading
Height: 9.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL24 (ancient glass project) - 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:

Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998)View Objects in Exhibition
Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1997. Roman Glass: Reflections of Everyday Life (I). : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39, pl. 55View Objects cited in this Publication

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