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Flask
Flask
Date:
2nd–3rd century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Free-blown Glass
Dimensions:
4 1/2 x 3 1/2 (11.4 x 8.9 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Culture/People:
Eastern Mediterranean
Accession Number:
55074
Acquisition Date:
1936-07-16
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, M.H. de Young Endowment Fund

Low broad sagging body, just over 1/4 of total height, with slightly convex bottom; cylindrical neck, curving into body, with constriction at the junction; with flaring mouth and a small tubular rim. Green colour; slight turquoise iridescence, and a creamy crust.

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