- Museum number
Core-formed glass amphoriskos.
Opaque light blue and opaque orange trails, translucent cobalt blue body and orange handles.
Broad, inward sloping rim-disc, tool-marks on upper and under surfaces; short, cylindrical neck, shoulder almost horizontal; sharp angle between neck and body; body globular with pronounced round-pointed drop at bottom. Two tailed ring-handles with end-knobs, dropped on at carination, drawn up shoulder and curled inward at top to form a ring where handle joins the lower part of the neck.
Unmarvered light blue trail round edge of lip. Marvered orange trail dropped on at shoulder and wound down, first in three straight revolutions, then in a broad zigzag panel, mingling with a light blue trail; below, two independent trailed bands, the upper orange, the lower light blue. 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
- 5thC BC
Diameter: 5.20 centimetres (max)
Height: 6.20 centimetres
- Not on display
- Intact. Slight dulling of surface in parts, but mostly retains pristine sheen.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: DBH.0200 (Harden number)