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vessel / cameo

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1859,0216.1.b

  • Description

    Fragment of a small closed form in translucent dark blue and opaque white cameo glass. This is the upper part of an ovoid body, with the shoulder curving outwards to a carination. The decoration, in white, shows a stemmed vine leaf whose long stem is knotted with others.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 40-60 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 2.7 centimetres
    • Width: 3.4 centimetres
    • Thickness: 0.4 centimetres
    • Thickness: 0.1 centimetres (blue)
    • Thickness: 0.05 centimetres (white)
  • Bibliography

    • Tatton-Brown et al 2007 11 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1859

  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number

    1859,0216.1.b

Fragment of cameo glass with a leaf, once part of the Auldjo jug.

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Fragment of cameo glass with a leaf, once part of the Auldjo jug.

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