Snake-thread flask - ROM2010_11487_56

ROM2010_11487_56

Snake-thread flask

Medium:Blown glass with trailed glass decoration
Geography: Syro-Palestine
Date: c. 200 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period
Dimensions:
30.5 x 11.8 cm
Object number: 972.301
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of Rome and the Near East
DescriptionThis flask is one of the largest known examples with snake-like applied patterns. The use of plain glass trails, with crimped treatment, is typical of Syro-Palestinian examples.
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