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Glass jug

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 5/8in. (11.8cm) Other: 2 3/16in. (5.5cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.119
Not on view
Colorless with bluish tinge; handle in same color.
Uneven rim folded out, over, and in; concave neck, joinging imperceptibly with shoulder; ovoid body; integral base ring with pronounced outward fold; flat bottom; rod handle applied in a large pad on shoulder, drawn up and outward, curved in, and pressed on to top of neck, with trail ending on outer edge of rim.
Intact, except for small hole hole in shoulder; pinprick bubbles; creamy weathering, pitting, and iridescence.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5409, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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