University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4983
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Israel
Palestine
Nazareth (Israel)
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 0-399 AD
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 399
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Height: 9.6 cm
Outside Diameter:7.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:GL07 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Clear conical beaker with slughtly pushed in base. Bluish iridescence. Incised wheel lines in one band under rim and a double band in two places on body. Very good example of type which originated in second half of 1st century AD; this type survives into 4th century.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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