- Museum number
Core-formed glass amphoriskos.
Opaque light blue and opaque orange trails, translucent dark green body and handles.
Broad, inward-sloping rim-disc. Short, cylindrical neck, joining nearly horizontal shoulder in sharp, angular bend; ovoid body, ended in small, well made, subconical base-knob, flattened on underside, and with central depression. Whole of base-knob misshapen. Two vertical handles, round or oval in section dropped on shoulder, drawn up and folded inward to junction of rim and neck, upper ends attached to middle of neck.
Unmarvered orange trail round edge of lip. Marvered mingled light blue and orange trails dropped on at shoulder and wound down together, first in two straight revolutions, then in zigzag panel; lower down, an independent twofold orange trail with overlapping ends. No trail on base-knob.
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: 1.40 centimetres (base-knob)
Diameter: 4.40 centimetres (body)
Height: 7.10 centimetres
- Not on display
- Broken and mended, some modern filling on rim and elsewhere. Dulled surface, but little trace of weathering.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: DBH.0159 (Harden number)