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Two glass gobular beakers

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posted on 2021-10-27, 19:22 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Glass squat jar (Harden Class VIII, c, 25). Height 10.6cm, rim diam. 6.2cm. Glass pale bluish-green with large and small air bubbles, pronounced blowing spirals. Rim splayed, body sagging to broad base, base pushed in (omphalos) with clear pontil mark. Some wear visible on rim.Broken by Faussett's labourers, and partly restored by him. Now incomplete.Similar second glass jar not extant. – D.H.

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Grave ID

Sibertswold Downs Grave 157

Object ID

M6549

Catalogue Number

M 6549

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

glass vessels (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; squat jars) (Antiquarian Keyword; urns)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

gvessel

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