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Glass jug

 

Height: 22.000 cm

P&EE 1883 12-13 295

Room 49: Roman Britain

    Glass jug

    Roman Britain, 2nd century AD
    From a grave at Bayford, Kent

    This jug is a good example of the graceful form that is typical of Roman free-blown glass vessels. The blue-green colour of the glass is natural. No ingredients were added or removed deliberately to change the colour.

    D.B. Harden and others, The British Museum: masterpiec (London, 1968)

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