- Museum number
Core-formed glass alabastron.
Opaque light blue and opaque white trails, body and handles opaque dark brown, streaked with red.
Broad horizontal rim-disc, tool-marks on upper and under surfaces; short, cylindrical neck; round-angled shoulder; cylindrical body; rounded bottom. Below shoulder, two vertical ring-handles with knobbed tails.
Unmarvered light blue trail round edge of lip. Another, marvered, dropped on at neck and joined by white trail at shoulder, whence both are wound spirally together down to basal angle, at first in several straight revolutions or in inverted festoons, then in zigzags.
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: 2.80 centimetres (body)
Diameter: 3.20 centimetres (rim)
Height: 12.50 centimetres
- On display (G69/Balcony/dc3/shA)
- Intact. Some dulling, but surface mainly retains its pristine sheen.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: DBH.0020 (Harden number)