- Museum number
Upper body fragment of a rod-formed glass alabastron.
Opaque white trails, opaque olive green body.
Marvered white spiral trailing laid in a close and even zigzag.
Rod-formed, trails drawn on, combed and marvered.
- Production date
- 5thC BC
Diameter: 0.60 centimetres (of inside of body)
Diameter: 2 centimetres
Height: 3.80 centimetres (as extant)
- Curator's comments
- BM Glass
No mention of object in excavation-report, Murray et al. 1900. A great part of this very brittle and crumbly object has disintegrated since it reached the museum in 1894, for the departmental register of that date gives its height as 6 cm.
Barag 1975, 36, Group II C, no. 7, fig. 48. Barag I, 1985, no. 78A.
- Not on display
- Fragment of upper part of body. Heavily weathered and devitrified, colours partly obscured. Much of trailing lost, leaving hollow channels. Cylindrical body with faintly convex walls, which are very thick, leaving only a narrow, tubular cavity.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number