University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS5110
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Syro-Palestine
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 0-199 AD
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 199
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Length: 14cm
Outside Diameter:1.6cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL02 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Intact. Pointed, twisted rod with opposite end flattened into disc shape. Twisted body. Glass: heavy, clear, slight iridescence. Made from small bar of molten glass, pulled and twisted.


Bibliography:

[Book] Isings, C. 1957. Roman Glass. : Page/Fig./Plate: # 79View Objects cited in this Publication

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