University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4945
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Palestine
Nazareth (Israel)
Date Made: 100-300 AD
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Mould-Blown
Height: 8.7 cm
Outside Diameter:4.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:GL11 (ancient Glass project) - Other Number

Description

Light green glass. Flaring rim, cylindrical neck, rounded shoulder. Body tapering slightly with 8 ribs (possibly pillar molded) from shoulder to base. Base kicked in, with pontil mark. One handle, lip to shoulder, folded at lip, with thin core of red glass embedded. Added dec: 7 spiral trails from lip to top of neck, single thread near base of neck (missing). Body mold blown, tooled additions. Intact. Slight iridescence on dulled surface.


Bibliography:

[Book] Neuberg. Masterpieces of Glass.. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. XX, 69, p. 90, no. 124.View Objects related to this Type Citation

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