- Museum number
Fragment of a glass amphoriskos.
Opaque white and opaque orange trails, translucent dark blue body and handles.
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.
Orange trail round edge of lip and marvered orange and white trails mingle in spiral on neck.
- Production date
Height: 3.30 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM Glass
This fragment seems most at home among other amphoriskoi of the group, having a similar rim and neck to those of BM Glass 345 and traces of the attachments of one handle at shoulder and rim, although there is no trace of a second, matching handle.
- Not on display
- Rim, neck and shoulder only. Whitish weathering-film, flaking off and leaving iridescence and pits.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: DBH.0269 (Harden number)