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Glass globular beaker

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posted on 27.10.2021, 07:20 authored 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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