University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS4992
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Syria (uncertain)
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 100-399 AD
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 399
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Mould-Blown
Threading
Iconography:Janus
Female Head
Height: 13cm
Depth: 6.4cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL05 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Intact but for small section of lip. Body in shape of two full-face female heads. Long neck leads up to trefoil lip. Single thread added as decoration along lip. Thread of glass used as handle from body to lip. Entirely of translucent turquoise glass. Mold blown body with neck free blown and threads added later.


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