Flask Shaped like Lens

Object Name: 
Flask Shaped like Lens

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Object Name: 
Flask Shaped like Lens
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 10.1 cm, W: 7.2 cm; Rim Diam: 3 cm
On Display
1400-1360 BCE
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Opaque blue glass with thin earthy incrustation over 50% of surface. Flattened, almost circular (i.e. lentoid) form, with a long flanged neck; five circuits of white threading at base of neck, at center of body two groups of three white threads each separated by one or two of green, with one green above and two green below, all combed in seventeen groups; two flat handles, each with two grooves from shoulder to 1 cm below rim; core-formed, no pontil mark.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 103, #1; BIB# AI9181