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Accession_Number 50.4.2
adlib_title bottle
Shape Bottle
Shape_description Ovaloid body
Material Glass
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Green bottle with flanged lip, long narrow neck amd small rounded body with a flat base.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact. White and yellow deposits on inside and outside of glass, glass worn.
Technique/Style
Provenance Said to be from Pompeii
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0550.jpg
Front view of a green glass bottle containing charred grain.
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2002.97.0551.jpg
View of circular base of a glass bottle, just showing top of mouth.
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2005.88.0064.jpg

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Comparanda For a similar (green) glass bottle containing grain see one found in Athens, in L. Parlama and N.C. Stampolidis, eds., The City beneath the City. Antiquities from the Metropolitan Railway Excavations (Athens 2000) 176 no. 162 (ill.).
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 13.6
Diameters Mouth 3.3; neck 2.5; base 5.0
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Household
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Kinsey
Date_edited 15.07.2003; 06.01.2006
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