- Museum number
Core-formed glass amphoriskos.
Opaque orange trails, translucent dark blue body and handles.
Narrow, horizontal rim-disc; 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. Neck and handles very tall in comparison with body.
Marvered orange trail round edge of lip and wound thence downward to lower body, mainly in simple spirals, but with three zigzags just below shoulder.
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
Diameter: 3.80 centimetres (body, max)
Height: 10 centimetres
- Not on display
- Chip out of rim and both handles missing, apart from fragment of one (lower) attachment and traces of the other three. Surface heavily weathered, with iridescence and pitting, and 'clinkered', probably from close contact with a fire, parts of trailing on lower body weathered away.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: DBH.0270 (Harden number)