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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Roman; Syro-Palestinian; Hebron
Title:Mold-blown bottle
Date Made:early 1st century CE
Type:Container
Materials:Molded opaque white glass
Place Made:Asia; Palestine; Hebron
Measurements:Overall: 2 7/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 7.3 cm x 4.1 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2006.23.2
Credit Line:Purchase with the Belle and Hy Baier Art Acquisition Fund; gift of Anne Gay Chaffee Hartman (Class of 1955) and Barbara Adams (Class of 1981), by exchange; and bequest of Mary Ryan Orwen (Class of 1935), by exchange
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Description:
Opaque white hexagonal molded vessel with oval body and relief pattern of six pointed arches, each containing an unidentified, large dome-shaped object. On the body, six rectangular panels divided by colums with a broad abacus and torus capital, smooth shaft, and high double torus base. Repair on one of the six vessels and the rounded object above it.

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