University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

View All (1) Object Images

Object Number: MS5581
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 200-399 AD
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 399
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


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


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

You may also be interested in these objects:

See a problem? Let us know

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy / Upenn