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Object Number: MS5101
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Hellenistic
Provenience: Syria
Aleppo
Period: Hellenistic Period
Date Made: 199-100 BC
Early Date: 199
Late Date: 100
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Core-Form
Height: 14.1cm
Width: 7.1cm
Outside Diameter:5.4cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL03 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Core form amphora with applied clear glass handles. Intact. Terminal knob, ovoid body, handles attahced at shoulders and upper neck, everted rim. Threaded light green handles, light green terminal knob. Black matrix. White combed and marvered decoration. Glass: sand core process.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Smith, Ray W. 1957. Glass from the Ancient World. : Page/Fig./Plate: Catalog # 22, 24View Objects cited in this Publication

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