Flask with spiral ornamentation

Flask with spiral ornamentation

Made By: Syrian

Made By: Roman

Period: Late Roman Imperial Period
Date: 100-399 AD
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 9/16 in. (16.6 cm)
Base: 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm)
rim: 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm)
Classification: ANCIENT
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Charles T. Cook
Object number: 30.1.26
DescriptionGlobular- bodied flask of extremely thin, light-green transparent glass. Expanded mold-blown to produce faint spiral ribbing on body. Tall, cylindrical neck constricted at its base, end in a thicker, slightly flaring fire-polished rim. Concave base; no pontil mark. Remains of a single trail of applied dark-green decoration on upper neck. Large flakes peeling off on interior. Soil incrustation inside, light iridescent film on outside, with patches of silvery enamel-like weather near rim.
Inscribed: no inscription
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