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.

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


Height: 22.000 cm

Museum number

P&EE 1883 12-13 295



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