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Hexagonal translucent, dark blue glass bottle; rim turned outward, upward and inward; cylindrical neck with slight constriction just below the rim (made by the top of the mould); shoulder and body hexagonal, bottom reeded; flat base; central section of body decorated with six gabled aediculae or perhaps an arcade; six corresponding arches on the shoulder; in each of the aediculae is a bird in a different position (in one case about to fly or perched on a flower and in five aediculae possibly on rocks or plants); from small to large bubbles; mound-marks visible on the base (similar to a Y) and along the sides; body and most of the neck blown into a three-piece mould; surface slightly dulled; small hole in shoulder.
- Production date
- 1stC(late)-2ndC(mid) (probably)
Diameter: 4.10 centimetres (body)
Diameter: 2.60 centimetres (rim)
Height: 10.40 centimetres
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
- Fair; surface slightly dulled; small hole in shoulder.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number