Glass jar (olla) used as a cinerary urn


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Translucent blue green.
Broad, everted, tubular rim, made by folding out, down, round, and in, with beveled upper surface; ovoid body; deep concave bottom.
Intact; some bubbles; dulling, pitting, faint iridescence, and patches of limy encrustation and weathering on exterior, limy encrustation and pitting and iridescent weathering on interior.

Glass jar (olla) used as a cinerary urn, Glass, Roman

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