- Museum number
Glass alabastron; translucent cobalt blue body and handles.
Opaque orange and opaque white trails, body and handles translucent cobalt blue with no white speckling.
Broad, horizontal rim-disc with tool-marks on upper and under surfaces; high, cylindrical neck with downward taper; pronounced angular shoulder; short, straight-sided body with wide expansion downward to sharp basal angle; shallow, convex bottom. Two ring-handles with well-formed, pointed tails.
Unmarvered orange trail with overlapping ends round edge of lip. Body covered with closely-set feather pattern of mingled orange and white marvered spiral trails in eleven vertical panels, ending at top and bottom in well-marked loops.
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: 6 centimetres (body, max)
Diameter: 4.80 centimetres (rim)
Height: 8.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM Glass
Fossing 1940, 90 f., note 4, at end (mention only).
- Not on display
- Intact. Thick lime-encrustation on one side. Milky weathering-coat over all, with much pitting and iridescence.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: DBH.0082 (Harden number)