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Glass cylindrical bottle

Period:
Early to Mid Imperial
Date:
late 1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.212.5
Not on view
Colorless.
Rim folded out, down, round, and in, flattened on top surface and forming a slight constriction to mouth with off-center oval opening; short cylindrical neck with tooling marks around base; slanting shoulder with rounded lower edge; cylindrical body, tapering downwards; pushed-in bottom.
Intact; severe weathering and pitting, with areas of creamy white weathering and brilliant iridescence.
Said to be from Mount Carmel, Israel.

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