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Glass globular beaker

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posted on 27.10.2021, 07:20 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Glass squat jar (Harden Class VIII, b, 1). Height 10.3 cm, rim diam 5.2 cm. Glass light golden brown with fine air bubbles. Splayed rim, inward folded: swelling body with pushed-in omphalos base, with pontil mark. Decorated with narrow and shallow fluting from base to rim. Glass very thin, and whole vessel elegant and well-made. Rim shows only slight trace of wear.

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Grave ID

Barfrestone Grave 34

Object ID

M6594a

Catalogue Number

M 6594 A

Material

glass (Sonia Hakes Material Notes; glass) (Antiquarian Material; glass)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

glass vessel (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; squat jar) (Antiquarian Keyword; urn)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

gvessel

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