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Object Number: 86-35-53
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Syro-Palestine (uncertain)
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 400-499 AD
Early Date: 400
Late Date: 499
Height: 26.9cm
Width: 5.6cm
Depth: 7.1cm
Credit Line:Gift of George and Henry J. Vaux, 1985
Other NumberGL14 (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Pontil of base; twin concave cylindrical bodies encircled by threading; rolled rims. Elaborate handle consisting of 2 alternating paired arches capped with a single suspension handle. Trailing ribbon decoration from each handle/rim join (4) to base.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition
Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998)View Objects in Exhibition
New Acquisition: Vaux Glass Collection (1988)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 79, no. 116View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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