Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
72.1.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.1 cm, Diam (max): 12.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
300-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Israel Department of Antiquities
Primary Description: 
Transparent very pale green glass with small bubbles; blown, body either tooled or blown. Roughly globular body; rim uneven, rounded by reheating; neck tapers; squat globular body with small base, slightly concave; lower part of body decorated with thirteen shallow ribs, spaced equidistantly; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Israel Department of Antiquities, Source
1972
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
50-80
label
below rim base paper label with black ink
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 178, #312; p. 355, #312; BIB# 58895
Seasons Greetings from Sherry-Lehmann (1990/11) illustrated, p. 44; BIB# 90994
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 24, #10; p. 23; BIB# 33211
Stained Glass: Jewels of Light (1988) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# 59584
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 20, #10; BIB# 21161