Hexagonal jar with menorah - ROM2011_12102_42

ROM2011_12102_42

Hexagonal jar with menorah

Medium:Mould blown glass
Geography: Probably from the vicinity of Jerusalem
Date: c. 575 to 625 AD
Period: Byzantine period
Dimensions:
8.8 x 7.2 cm
Object number: 2000.99.1
Credit Line: Gift of Esther and Irving Matlow; Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l'exportation et l'importation de biens culturels
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of Byzantium
DescriptionOriginally amber in colour, each of side of this jar is respectively decorated with a menorah, a lozenge (on two sides), a volute (on two sides), and a stylized tree motifs.
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