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Globular, glass vessel.: GR.52.1988

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Globular, glass vessel.

Description

A small glass vessel or flask. It is made in a blue glass with a globular body and thin neck, the rim is chipped. It is decorated with a thin spiral of white glass from the bottom of the neck to the underside of the base. an old label adered to the base reads '502'.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.024 m
Height: 0.083 m
Width: 0.052 m

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1988) by Walston, Lord, CVO, DCL

Dating

Early Roman
1 CE - 100 CE

Materials used in production

Glass

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.52.1988
Primary reference Number: 70525
Collector: 502
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 April 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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