Glass Bottle card

Glass Bottle


Currently not on display

Alabastron (bottle) in opaque dark-blue glass. Core formed. The relatively wide rim outlined with a yellow thread slopes down to join the short cylindrical neck. The body is of conventional form and has just below the shoulder two small handles in the same fabric as the body. There is an alternating design of yellow and white chevron decorations down the body. Broken and assembled. Compare with John Cooney, 'Catalogue of Egyptian Antiquities in the British Museum part IV: Glass' (London, 1976), p. 101 [no. 1048] EA4744;