University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4953
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Syria
Aleppo
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 200-299 AD
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 299
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Mould-Blown
Height: 13.7 cm
Outside Diameter:7.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:GL05 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Interlock Circles design Mold blown purple glass. Patches of brilliant green-blue iridescence on outside. Patterns of interlocking circles in center with bands of grill-work above and below them around body. Cylindrical neck, curled rim.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Italian Gallery (28 Mar 1951 - 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Fleming, Stuart J. 1996. "Early Imperial Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 38. no. 2. pg. 13-37 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 14, fig. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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