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Core-formed glass amphoriskos.
Opaque light blue and opaque orange trails, cobalt blue body, one handle opaque orange, the other cobalt blue.
Broad, inward-sloping rim-disc. Short, cylindrical neck, joining nearly horizontal shoulder in sharp, angular bend; ovoid body, ended in disc-shaped base-knob. 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 light blue trail round edge of lip. Marvered orange trail dropped on shoulder and wound down, first in two straight revolutions then, on upper body, when a light blue trail mingles with it, in zigzag panel; below this two independent single horizontal trails, upper orange, lower light blue; on base-knob, orange trail.
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: 1.10 centimetres (base-knob)
Diameter: 5.20 centimetres (body)
Height: 6.50 centimetres
- Not on display
- Broken and mended: rim, upper neck and nearly all the orange handle missing. Surface retains pristine sheen with no visible trace of weathering.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: DBH.0131 (Harden number)