No. G 233
Date Range:  claudian/ neronian to 2nd century, probably even 3rd century AD
Rim diam. 23 cm; H. 21,4 cm
Material: Teal glass, scattered bubbles
Description: Body of the vessel slightly oval, thickened and horizontally reverted rim
Provenance: Aquileia
Not published.

Glass jar

These jar forms were often used in the western provinces of the Roman Empire. In many cases the glass jars were reused as a vessel for cremation. In context with settlement they were used as storage vessels and tableware. These jars were freely blown. Glass jars originally came from the upper-Italian region, but with growing demand they were also manufactured in the provinces.

(S.L.)

Bibliography

C. Isings, Roman glass from dated finds (Groningen-Djakarta 1957)
J. Istenič, Poetovio, zahodna grobišča. Grobne celote iz Deželnega Muzeja Joanneuma v Gradec = Poetovio, the Western cemeteries. Grave-groups in the Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Katalogi in monografije / Narodni Muzej Slovenije (Ljubljana 1999/2000)

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