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Object Number: MS5005
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Syria
Date Made: mid 1st c. AD
Early Date: 50
Late Date: 99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Threading
Height: 16.7cm
Outside Diameter:3.3cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL08 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Perfume Bottle; cobalt blue with white threads. Very slight iridescence. Blown bright blue glass. Delicate spirals of white thread decoration around body, to base which tapers to a point.


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] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 115, fig. 103View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1997. Roman Glass: Reflections of Everyday Life (I). : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 30, pl. 44View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Fleming, Stuart J. 1996. "Early Imperial Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 38 (2): 13-37. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22View Objects cited in this Publication

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