University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS5018
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Judeo-Christian
Provenience: Israel
Palestine
Nazareth (Israel)
Date Made: 400-599 AD
Early Date: 400
Late Date: 599
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Mould-Blown
Iconography:Geometric
Height: 14.2cm
Width: 8cm
Depth: 6.8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL05 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Intact. Gently conical base, hexagonal in cross section, slight depression at shoulder, slightly flaring neck; trefoil mouth, rim rolled outward. Tooled handle attached at shoulder and rim, rolled in, up, out. Overall geometric mold pattern on body. Glass: thin, light blue, slight iridescence. Mold-blown.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998)View Objects in Exhibition
Byzantine Studies Conference Mini-Exhibition (08 Oct 2010 - 10 Oct 2010)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Smith, Ray W. 1957. Glass from the Ancient World. : Page/Fig./Plate: Catalog # 82View Objects cited in this Publication

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