- Museum number
Core-formed glass amphoriskos.
Opaque orange and opaque light sky blue trails, translucent cobalt blue body and base-disc.
Broad rim-disc, bevelled inward, with tool-marks on upper and under surfaces; tall, cylindrical neck, expanding toward bottom to join shoulder in gentle curve; ovoid body; large, flat base-disc with convex edge. Handles dropped on at shoulder and drawn upward in S-form, meeting neck at its bottom, near its bottom, and underneath rim.
Marvered orange and white trails dropped on at rim and wound down together to bottom, but with more revolutions of blue than of orange; combed throughout into feather pattern forming four vertical panels on neck and five-and-a-half on body.
Formed on a core; rim-disc, handles and base-knob drawn on and tooled; trails drawn on, marvered (except on lip) and combed. Base-disc tooled on.
- Production date
Diameter: 2.60 centimetres (base-disc)
Diameter: 4.90 centimetres (body, max)
Height: 10.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM Glass
The tomb also contained 138, 197 and 356A, seven fragments of cast or blown vessels and part of a twisted rod (reg. nos 1894.11-1.1-18, 20-29). Murray et al. 1900, 116. These glasses show that this tomb was used at least twice, if not three times.
- Not on display
- Broken and mended, restored, with much plaster filling. Vessel mostly covered with whitish weathering, which flakes, leaving pitted, iridescent surface, although some small areas retain pristine sheen.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: DBH.0194 (Harden number)