Bottle card



Currently not on display

A Phoenician aryballos: the body is of fairly translucent blue glass and is core-formed. Relatively wide rim outlined with a light blue thread. Two large handles in blue run from the shoulder to the upper neck. Each is pierced near the top and has a long flange. The central area of the body has a single turquoise-blue chevon pattern topped by a yellow and dark blue thread chevron pattern threads. The bottom has a broder of a light blue and a yellow thread. At the top there is a thicker yellow thread that has 'spilled' on one half to give two threads. Compare with John Cooney, Catalogue of Egyptian Antiquities in the British Museum part IV: Glass (London, 1976) catalogue number 1067 (EA 30761).