- Museum number
Core-formed glass alabastron.
Opaque white and opaque orange trails, translucent dark blue body and opaque orange handles. Body speckled with tiny opaque white spots of scum.
Broad rim-disc, bevelled inward, tool-marks on upper and under surfaces; tallish neck, cylindrical within, but tapering downward on the outside; vestigial round-angled shoulder; elongated oval body with convex sides; rounded bottom. Below shoulder, two vertical ring-handles with knobbed tails.
Unmarvered orange trail round edge of lip. Marvered broad white zigzag trail round middle of body.
Core-formed; rim-disc and handles trailed on and tooled, the handles formed by drawing upward from a drop-on at bottom and folding inward over a tool to make the ring.
- Production date
Diameter: 2.50 centimetres (body)
Diameter: 2.40 centimetres (rim)
Height: 8.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM Glass
Fossing 1940, 62f., note 4 (but omitting the provenence and saying it has no inventory no.).
- Not on display
- Intact, Some lime-encrustation. Milky weathering-film, flaking off and leaving pitting and iridescence in places.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: DBH.0065 (Harden number)