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Updated: 14 April 2015
vessel / jug / cameo / bottle
Fragment of a closed vessel (jug? bottle?) in transparent deep blue and opaque white cameo glass. The decoration, in white, shows part of a vine leaf, with raised areas (tendrils?) from which white has disappeared.
- Made in: Rome (probably)
- (Europe,Italy,Lazio,Rome (province),Rome)
- Excavated/Findspot: Pompeii
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Pompeii)
- Height: 2.3 centimetres
- Width: 2.3 centimetres
- Thickness: 0.3 centimetres
- Thickness: 0.2 centimetres (blue)
- Thickness: 0.1 centimetres (white)
This piece was once thought to belong to the Auldjo jug (1859.2-16.1), but it can now be confirmed as alien to the jug and therefore part of another vessel.
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Object reference number: GAA22987
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