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Object Number:MS5653
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Syria (uncertain)
Date Made: 300-499 AD
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 499
Height: 12.6 cm
Width: 5.8 cm
Depth: 5.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Miss Lydia T. Morris, 1916
Other Number:GL05 (ancient glass project) - Other Number


One-handled Jug, trefoil (oinochoe) mouth. Intact. Body is squared off with one symbol in relief on each side. Relatively long neck leads to a wide flaring lip with a crude groove around the mouth. Drooping S-shaped handle attached from lip to shoulder. Body is of greenish translucent glass; original color of handle obscured by thick deposit of iridescence. mold-blown with neck drawn up by free blowing. Handle thread added separately.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
Italian Gallery (28 Mar 1951 - 1958) View Objects in Exhibition


[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. vi, pl. F.0View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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