7 December 2000
A ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE
Syro-Palestinian, Circa Mid 1st Century A.D.
Mold-blown of opaque blue glass, the cylindrical body with six rectangular panels framed by beaded borders and topped alternately with triangular pediments and arches, each panel with a palmette, the convex base with upturned tongues, the base with three raised concentric circles, the convex shoulder with palmettes, the long cylindrical neck with a folded rim
3¼ in. (8.3 cm) high
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For the type see no. 48 in Stern, The Toledo Museum of Art, Roman Mold-Blown Glass.
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