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Roman Glass Cylindrical Bottle, Eastern Mediteranian, c. 3rd - 4th Century A.D.
"Cylindrical bottles of the third and fourth centuries are characterized by two types of mouth: one folded in and flattened as in this example, and the other the more common funnel mouth with a trailed-on ring underneath. Both types are consistently pale green." - Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery by Susan B. Matheson
AGA29977. Cylindrical bottle
form 102a, cf. Newark Museum
446, Yale Gallery
221 - 223, Corning Museum
I 308, complete and intact
, height 9.0 cm (3 5/8"); free-blown
to shape, pale green, cylindrical body slightly wider at the top, rim folded and flattened, slightly concave bottom; encrustation, enamel-like weathering
, some iridescence
Catalog current as of Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
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