Double alabastron

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Double alabastron

Material Information

Double alabastron
Physical Location:
Box 02, Item 078


Subjects / Keywords:
Cosmetics containers ( lcsh )
vessels (containers) ( aat )
vials ( aat )
3D model -- Local
alabastra ( aat )
Photograph ( sobekcm )


Two vials, which were blown independently, share a common wall. The unit is decorated with two raised threads that rise from the base in a spiral of five wraps each. Two handles attach at the rim and at the outer wall 2.5 cm below the rim on either side along the lateral axis. The bottle is not free-standing. The threads appear to be made of a material that is softer than glass.
Additional Physical Form:
1 vessel : glass ; 13.0 x 4.21-6.0 x 2.57 cm.
General Note:
Color: Dark grey speckled with ivory-colored dots and occasional small patches of fiery opalescence.
General Note:
Discovery Location: Eastern Mediterranean.
Creation/Production Credits:
The 3D model of this object was created under the supervision of Dr. Davide Tanasi.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
The University of South Florida Libraries believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries.
Resource Identifier:
R30-00078 ( USFLDC DOI )
r30.78 ( USFLDC Handle )

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