Glass two-handled bottle (amphoriskos)


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Translucent streaky cobalt blue; handles in translucent pale blue green.
Flaring rim, with beveled outer lip; cylindrical neck, expanding downwards and merging with elongated globular body; small, concave bottom; two two-ribbed handles applied at base of neck, with claws extending downwards, drawn up and outwards, then bent in and pressed onto underside of rim and down top of neck.
Broken and repaired around lower body, with three holes in side; several glassy inclusions, including a large blob in one handle; patches of brown, enamel-like weathering and dulling on handles.

Glass two-handled bottle (amphoriskos), Glass, Roman

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