Glass amphoriskos with horizontal ribs


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Translucent purple, with one handle in purple streaked with some green, the other in pale green.

Rim folded out, over, and in, and flattened into flaring mouth, aslant to cylindrical neck, the lower half of which is indented and bears vertical mold marks in relief; ovoid body, tapering to pointed bottom; two rod handles attached to upper body in pads, drawn up and folded onto sides of neck, one with loop above. One continuous mold seam around body.

Body decorated with seventeen concentric, horizontal ribs.

Intact, but crack in one side of neck; some bubbles; dulling, slight pitting, and faint iridescence on exterior, encrustation and iridescent weathering on interior.

Glass amphoriskos with horizontal ribs, Glass, Roman

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