- Museum number
Core-formed glass amphoriskos.
Opaque wine-coloured trails, opaque bluish-white body and handles.
Broad, inward-sloping rim-disc. Short, cylindrical neck, joining sloping shoulder in sharp, angular bend; ovoid body, ended in base-knob, of uncertain shape. Two vertical handles, round or oval in section dropped on shoulder, drawn up and folded inward to junction of rim and neck, upper ends attached to middle of neck.
Unmarvered wine-coloured trail round edge of lip. Another, marvered, dropped on at shoulder and wound down, first in two straight revolutions, then in four zigzag ones; on lower body, independent twofold trail with overlapping ends.
Formed on a core; rim-disc, handles and base-knob drawn on and tooled; trails drawn on, marvered (except on lip) and combed. Original core-formed lip visible on inner edge of rim-disc, but does not protrude above it.
- Production date
Diameter: 4.20 centimetres (body)
Height: 6.90 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM Glass
Fossing 1940, 70, fig. 44.
- Not on display
- Broken and mended; part of rim, small piece of side, and whole of base-knob missing. Buff weathering-coat, flaking and leaving iridescence and pits, except in middle of one side, where part of surface retains its pristine sheen.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: DBH.0124 (Harden number)