c. 3rd-5th Century CE
Produced in Roman Syro-Palestine manufacture this vessel is composed primarily of the globular body which would have held the contents of the vessel. The neck is short and constricted; a tubular flange above delineates the bottom of the wide rim of the vessel which is slightly flared at the top.
In excellent condition with natural iridescence present.
Height: 6 cm (2.3 inches)
Worldwide Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.
Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Yael Israeli, “Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum”, p. 234, fig. 305, 306
Similar examples in The Corning Museum of Glass, (Accession# 69.1.15)
Neither gold nor crystal can compare with it, nor can it be had for jewels of gold. (Job 28:17)