Double head flask

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Double head flask

Material Information

Double head flask
Alternate title:
Double head bottle
Physical Description:
1 bottle : glass ; 9.2 x 4.8 cm
Blown in a two-part mold
Physical Location:
Box 02, Item 120


Subjects / Keywords:
Cosmetics containers ( lcsh )
Glass containers ( lcsh )
Glassware, Roman ( lcsh )
flasks (bottles) ( aat )
bottles ( aat )
Photograph ( sobekcm )


An everted tubular rim and conical mouth flow smoothly into the globular body. The body displays two like faces and sits on a concave base. The faces depict children: bulging foreheads and pug noses, prominent cheekbones, full lips and full rounded chins.
Yael Israeli, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum, 2003.
General Note:
Color: Glass color is unknown. Crust of black patches over silver and fiery opalescent weathering.
General Note:
Discovery Location: Eastern Mediterranean.

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:
R30-00120 ( USFLDC DOI )
r30.120 ( USFLDC Handle )

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