Flask

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Object Name: 
Flask
Accession Number: 
86.1.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.1 cm, Diam (max): 6.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
300-399
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of Martha J. Herpst
Primary Description: 
Probably transparent pale green with transparent bluish-green trail; blown; trailed; mouth finished at glory hole. Flask: spheroid. Plain rounded rim; cylindrical neck, splaying at bottom and merging with shoulder, which has rounded edge; wall curves downward and inward; plain narrow base with slight concavity; small pontil mark. Top of rim and upper half of neck decorated with single trail wound in counter-clockwise direction around top of rim and then four times around neck.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Herpst Estate, Martha J., Source
1986-07-31
Category: 
Inscription: 
Phenician found near / Sidon Syria / 300 BC
loose paper
151
paper label
on body