- Museum number
Core-formed glass amphoriskos.
Opaque white trails, translucent dull green body, clear greenish-yellow end-knob and handles.
Narrow rim-disc, bevelled inward, with tool-marks on upper and under surfaces; longish, cylindrical neck, joining shoulder in gentle curve; ovoid body, quasi-cylindrical in upper part, tapers, from not far below shoulder, rapidly to a point. Small, elongated, tooled-on end-knob with slender shank. Two thin handles with vertical grooving, dropped on at shoulder, rise vertically until curved inward to join neck well below rim.
Marvered white trail from below rim to just above end-knob. Trails in simple spirals on rim, neck, shoulder and bottom, and in upright festoons in twenty-eight vertical strips on upper and middle body.
Formed on a core; rim-disc, handles and base-knob drawn on and tooled; trails drawn on, marvered (except on lip) and combed. Pincered tooling at rim very prominent.
- Production date
Diameter: 4.80 centimetres (body;max)
Height: 13.80 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM Glass
Two portions of a silver rod, circular in section, found inside vessel (and numbered 1912.10-25.18*).
- Not on display
- Broken and mended; small hole in body; handles (except for one lower attachment) and end-knob (except for a small fragment) missing. Surface covered with iridescence and deep pitting.
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: DBH.0189 (Harden number)