University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS4953
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Syria
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 200-299 AD
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 299
Height: 13.7cm
Outside Diameter:7.8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL05 (ancient glass project) - Other Number


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


[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. 38 (2): 13-37. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 14, fig. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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