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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
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
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.