Collection Online
23.6 × 6.9 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Eastern Mediterranean
Accession Number
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the Australian Institute of Archaeology, 1967
Gallery location
The Ancient World
Level 2, NGV International
Physical description
Green flask with a funnel mouth and rounded lip, a bag-shaped body on a stem and splayed foot which slopes down to a vertical flange. The stem is made from a flattened spherical knop. The flask stands slightly unevenly but is quite stable. There are faint traces of horizontal wheel incisions on the lower body. The vessel is blown and the stem probably added in two parts, 1) the knop and b) the splayed foot, although it is possible that the knop was not a separate piece but fashioned by tooling from the bottom of the body. The splayed foot is blown from a secondary gob, with a pontil mark on the underside.