AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN CORE-FORMED GLASS ALABASTRON
CIRCA MID 4TH-EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.
Cobalt blue in color, the cylindrical body with slightly rounded bottom, angled shoulders, a tapering cylindrical neck and a broad horizontal rim-disk, the body with alternating opaque white, turquoise and yellow marvered threads wound spirally on the body and tooled into a close-set feather pattern in ten vertical panels, a yellow thread at the edge of the rim, with twin cobalt blue ring handles
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high