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h [electronic resource].
1 pitcher :
b glass ;
15 x 7.6 x 22 cm.
Box number: 16.
Item number: 118.
Color: Clear, cloudy weathering, opalescence on spout.
Discovery location: Eastern Mediterranean region.
View description: Side view.
The vessel has a broad, cylindrical neck with a simple rim. The neck descends into the body, forming a trough around the neck. The spout is attached to the body and points downward at a 20 degree angle. A groove extends along the topside of the spout. The tip of the spout appears to be broken off. The handle is formed by a bundle of five glass rods which are twisted. One of the rods is blue glass. Thumb-piece attaches along the rim; handle forms a right angle and descends to reattach along the shoulder and body, terminating in a scroll of glass. The base is concave with a sharp pontil mark.
Condition: Good; base cracked; surface weathered and pitted.
t Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection.