Janus Flask



From: Syria (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4992
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Syria (uncertain)
Period Roman Period
Date Made 100-399 CE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Glass
Technique Mould-Blown | Threading
Iconography Janus | Female Head

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. Base rounded and vessel cannot stand alone.

Height 13 cm
Depth 6.4 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number GL05 (ancient glass project) - Other Number | 2933 - Other Number

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