Glass bottle


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Translucent blue green.
Thick everted rim, folded in and pressed flat on top, forming inner lip to mouth; cylindrical neck, expanding downwards; slightly concave shoulder; large globular body; pushed-in bottom.
Wheel-abraded decoration in parallel horizontal bands around body, comprising two broad bands around upper body, six narrower lines aroudn center, and a single broad band around lower body.
Intact; some pinprick and elongated bubbles; dulling and faint limy weathering on exterior, iridescent weathering on interior.

Greenish blown glass vase with slender neck.

Glass bottle, Glass, Roman

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