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Object Number: MS5581
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 200-399 AD
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 399
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Height: 19.4cm
Outside Diameter:5.2cm
Credit Line:Gift of Miss Lydia T. Morris, 1916
Other NumberISINGS#83 - Other Number
GL17 (Ancient Glass Project) - Other Number

Description

Flask, four-handled, green/amber, blue trails. Base broken. Disc base, pulled ovoid body, long neck, flared mouth, rim, double looped threaded handles attached at neck and shoulder. Handles dark green, end in dragged decoration down body, trailed spiral on neck. Glass: thin, light green, faint iridescence.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1999. Roman Glass (II): Reflections on Cultural Change. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 104, pl. E.104 View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1997. Roman Glass: Reflections of Everyday Life (I). : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 4, pl. 2dView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Isings, C. 1957. Roman Glass.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Smith, Ray W. 1957. Glass from the Ancient World. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 274, 339View Objects cited in this Publication

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