- Museum number
Core-formed glass amphoriskos.
Opaque orange trails, translucent cobalt blue body and handles., but with orange trailing only.
Narrow, horizontal rim-disc with tool-marks on upper and under surfaces; tall cylindrical neck, expanding slightly downward to sloping junction with shoulder; tall, narrow, ovoid body ending in a drawn-on elongated butt-end. Handles oval in section, tall, with vertical grooving all round, dropped on at angle at shoulder bulge and rising thence in wide sweep to rejoin vessel underneath rim. Neck and handles very tall in comparison with body.
Marvered orange trail round edge of lip and wound thence downward to lower body, mainly in simple spirals, but with two zigzags just below shoulder.
Formed on a core; rim-disc, handles and base-knob drawn on and tooled; trails drawn on, marvered (except on lip) and combed.
- Production date
Diameter: 3.90 centimetres
Height: 10.30 centimetres
- Not on display
- One handle missing, apart from upper and lower attachments. Covered with thick enamel-like weathering, partly black, partly cream-coloured, almost totally obscuring the colour of the body, but flaking away in places, leaving pitted surface with iridescence.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: DBH.0176 (Harden number)