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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: 16.7 cm
Outside Diameter:3.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:GL08 (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
Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
Italian Gallery (28 Mar 1951 - 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 115, fig. 103View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1997. Roman Glass: Reflections of Everyday Life (I).. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 30, pl. 44View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 38. no. 2. pg. 13-37 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 22, figs. 15A,BView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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