Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
64.1.17
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.7 cm; Rim Diam: 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 100-299 or possibly later
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass; free-blown. Cylindrical form with sharply rounded shoulder, rather long cylindrical neck which flares outward horizontally to form the mouth with folded rim. Two applied handles rise almost vertically from the edge of the shoulder, then bend almost horizontally and are attached to the neck and underside of the flared mouth of the bottle, the upper ends being rolled over. The body is decorated with applied threading of the "snakethread" variety, including representations of two ibis.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Henrich, Wilhelm, Source
1964-03-30
Category: 
Technique: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 7 (1965) illustrated, pp. 120-121, #5; BIB# AI97743