University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4999
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Syria
Aleppo
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 0-99 AD
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Technique:Blown
Height: 7.3 cm
Outside Diameter:6.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other Number:ISINGS#61 - Other Number
GL08 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Cobalt blue Intact. Flat base, bulbous shape; two coil handles at shoulders, short neck, rim rolled outward and upward. Handles, coil type at shoulders. Blue glass: relatively thin, blue, heavily iridescent at handles. Wheel cut lines and groove on body. Blown.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998) 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. 25, fig. 21A,BView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Isings, C. 1957. Roman Glass.. J. B. Wolters. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 78, no. 61View Objects related to this Type Citation

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