This bluish-green window pane is made up of several pieces. The edges are fairly smooth, so they perhaps form a complete pane. It is thicker (3mm) than most modern house window panes.
- 1-70 (circa)
- Excavated/Findspot: Herculaneum (vicinity)
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Herculaneum)
- Height: 54 centimetres (approx)
- Width: 31 centimetres (approx)
- Thickness: 0.4 centimetres (approx)
1 February 2013
Reason for analysis
X-radiography of a pane of Roman window glass from Herculaneum - 1772,0317.21
X- radiography was carried out on a sheet of Roman glass from Herculaneum. Elongated bubbles within the glass suggest the glass was rolled out to form the sheet.
Analysis reference number
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA1024
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