13 June 2000
A ROMAN FACETED GLASS BOTTLE
circa 1st century a.d.
Cobalt blue in color, mold-blown, the body consisting of thirteen facets, the two largest decorated with a raised, outlined circle, on a rectangular base, with a cylindrical neck, the rim folded out, up, then in, with twin applied marbled handles
3 in. (7.6 cm) high
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For a similar bottle see no. 52 in Stern, Roman Mold Blown Glass.
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