- Mid Imperial
- 2nd–3rd century A.D.
- Roman, Cypriot
- Glass; blown and cut
- 4 9/16 in. (11.5 cm)
Other: 4 9/16 in. (11.5 cm)
Diam. of rim: 2 in. (5.1 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
- Accession Number:
Colorless with pale greyish green tinge; handle in same color.
Tubular rim, folded out, down, over, and in, with beveled upper surface forming slight constriction to mouth; cylindrical neck, tapering slightly downwards, with tooled indent around base; conical body with convex curving sides; broad, slightly pushed-in bottom; strap handle, applied in a long, narrow pad on upper body, drawn up and out, then turned in at an acute angle, pressed on to neck under rim, with trail extending down neck.
Decoration of wheel-abraded horizontal lines on lower half of body, comprising a single broad line at top, two other lines, and a single, fine line slightly above point of greatest diameter.
Intact; few bubbles; dulling, iridescence, and patches of weathering.
Squat colorless blown glass jug with wide flat handle and incised lines.