University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS5022
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Israel
Palestine
Beisan
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 300-399 AD
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 399
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Height: 30.4 cm
Outside Diameter:7.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:GL18 (Ancient Glass Project) - Other Number

Description

Thin blue-green blown glass, partially covered with flaking iridescence. Base slightly concave. Shoulder curves gradually into neck. Slightly flaring plain rim, ground smooth. Lower rim decorated with 4 threads: one thin, three thicker ones. Perhaps used to hold wine, oil or other table liquids.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998) View Objects in Exhibition
Italian Gallery (28 Mar 1951 - 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1999. Roman Glass (II): Reflections on Cultural Change.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 126, pl. E.125View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Makhouly, Naʻīm. 1939. "Rock Cut Tombs at El Jish". QDAP. Vol. 8. : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. XXXIII, 2, aView Objects related to this

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