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Flat-bodied flask
1st century CE-2nd century CE

Medium
glass
Measurements
21.6 × 15.8 × 2.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Eastern Mediterranean
Accession Number
D26-1971
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the Australian Institute of Archaeology, 1967
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Green, flat-bodied flask, the rim folded outward, upwards and inwards and flattened on top by pressure, a cylindrical neck, a circular body in vertical section, with flattened sides and a convex base. Each flat face of the body is decorated in the left-hand upper corner with a mould-blown cross. The neck and rim were pre-blown into a mould; pontil-mark on base.