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Bottle flask
late 3rd century CE-4th century CE

Medium
glass
Measurements
12.3 × 6.5 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Syria
Accession Number
D30-1971
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the Australian Institute of Archaeology, 1967
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Wine-coloured flask with a funnel rim, the lip folded upwards and inwards and flattened by pressure to an inward bevel on the top, a short cylindrical neck, horizontal shoulder, cylindrical body and concave base deeply kicked. The vessel is blown with a pontil mark on the base.