Measurements:  8.7 cm – height, 6.3 cm - width


Description: A small Roman jar in a pale green with a large globular body and a short neck and wider, stepped collar rim and flat base. This piece has the colour of ancient glass in its natural state - bluish green that resulted from the iron oxide present in the silica or the sand.


Reference: Hayes, J.W., Roman and Pre-Roman Glass in Royal Ontario Museum, 1975, no. 327.


Period:  3rd  - 4th  century AD


Condition: Very fine, intact. Internal encrustation and an attractive covering of silver iridescence.

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