- Museum number
Core-formed glass alabastron.
Translucent wine-coloured trails, opaque white body and handles.
Broad horizontal rim-disc, tool-marks on upper and under surfaces; short, cylindrical neck; round-angled shoulder; elongated oval body with maximum diameter below the middle; rounded bottom. Below shoulder, two vertical ring-handles with knobbed tails.
Unmarvered trail at edge of lip; another, marvered, dropped on neck and wound spirally round vessel, at first in straight lines, then in zigzags to below middle of body; below this a twofold unmarvered trail with overlapping ends.
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: 3 centimetres (body)
Diameter: 3.20 centimetres (rim)
Height: 10 centimetres
- Not on display
- Cracked; parts of rim and one handle missing, and triangular hole near bottom. Lime-encrustation and some iridescent film in parts; much strain-cracking near bottom.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: DBH.0017 (Harden number)