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Jug with handle

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Transparent blue-green glass.                               Egypt or Eastern Mediterranean.                                    Fourth century.                    Height: 22,2 cm.                         Isings 1957 form 120b


Oviform body with tapering neck narrowing towards the opening before changing into a funnel mouth with furnace-finished rim. The broad three-ribbed strap handle is applied on the edge of the shoulder and folded with a sharp angle towards the rim where it is attached to the edge with a fold, creating a thumb-rest. The upper side of the thumb-rest is decorated with many ribs. Splaying pad-foot with oblique tool marks, made of a seperate piece of glass. Horizontal thread wound around the smallest point of the neck. Pontil mark.


Roman Glass

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