- Museum number
Two handled globular glass flask; translucent light purple; broad flat rim folded outward then upward; short cylindrical neck and globular body with small, slightly concave base; two handles from shoulder to below rim, with fold at top end; from small to large bubbles; blackish weathering layer; iridescence and pitting where the blackish layer has flaked off.
- Production date
Diameter: 6.80 centimetres (body)
Diameter: 3.80 centimetres (rim)
Height: 7.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- An identical example was excavated in a tomb on Bahrain (2003 Corres. Søren Andersen)
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2014 -2015, 20 Sep - 4 Jan, Leeds City Museum, Leeds 'Roman Empire: Power + People'
2014, 15 May - 31 Aug, Herbert Museum, Coventry 'Roman Empire: Power + People'
2014, 25 Jan - 27 Apr, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Norwich 'Roman Empire: Power + People'
2013 - 2014, 21 Sep - 05 Jan, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol 'Roman Empire: Power + People'
G52/IRAN/13/8, official opening 17/11/95 to 12/12/05.
G49/IRAN/13, 16 Jun-23 Dec 1994.
- Fair; blackish weathering layer; iridescence and pitting where the blackish layer has flaked off.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number