Glass jug


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Colorless with pale blue green tinge; handle in same color.
Plain rounded rim with thickened, beveled fold below; broad, flaring mouth; slender, cylindrical neck with tooling indent around middle and expanding downward below; horizontal shoulder curving to join imperceptibly with large bulbous body; concave bottom; strap handle applied to shoulder, drawn up and out, turned in horizontally, drawn up and tooled to form pointed backward projecting thumb rest above, and then trailed on to rim and underside of mouth.
Broken, with many cracks, one part of rim and mouth missing, two holes in shoulder, and four small holes in body; some pinprick bubbles; pitting, dulling, and iridescence with creamy weathering on interior.

Glass jug, Glass, Roman

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