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This transparent green oil lamp is mold-blown in the form of a deep bowl with three handles of suspension curving from the tubular folded rim to diagonally fluted body. The ring-shaped base is formed from a separate coil. This type of three-handled lamp is commonly found on church and synagogue sites of the early Byzantine period, 400-600 AD. Complete unbroken examples are rare.

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60.50 - Unknown

This clear green goblet has bowl-shaped upper section, wide, hollow cylindrical stem, and flared coil foot. The stem has three rows of four prunts each. These prunts were pressed when the glass was still molten to resemble flat raspberries, and are known as raspberry prunts. The vessel is hand blown.

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62.22 -

This olive-green with gold vessel is a fine study copy of an early 14th century piece. On the body is a gold painted Persian inscription; on the neck a gold design which forms an inscription in the unpainted space. The neck is outsplayed toward a rounded rim; the sides slope outward, then sharply inward to a low foot. The base is indented and shows a pronounced kick and pontil mark. Lamps such as the one reproduced in this copy were made to illuminate mosques. Filled with oil and a wick, they would have been suspended from the ceiling, using the small lug-handles on the body. Mosque lamps could be made of pottery or of glass, as is this one, and were usually covered with elaborate decoration

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67.13 -

This translucent pale green bottle has a broad cylindrical body with the base indented for stability, and long cylindrical neck widening into a funnel at the top. Three thick threads coil around the neck funnel. The vessel is freeblown green glass; there are areas of sandy crust, and a silvery multicolor iridescence.

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67.28 -

Translucent blue-green double unguentarium, a small vessel that holds oils or other cosmetic liquids, with a thick thread zig-zagged from rim to neck, and thinner threads spiraling down the body. This free blown unguentarium is in the form of two joined tubes with a rounded base.

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67.45 -

This translucent pale green, everted rim flask has a cylindrical neck, flat round body, and rounded bottom showing a pontil mark. Translucent dark blue green glass was used for two applied handles connecting shoulder to rim, and two coils, one each below the rim and one at the base of the neck. Hand blown. Silvery iridescence.

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67.88 -

This bottle is made of clear freeblown glass and has accumulated encrustation and iridescence. Transparent and colorless, the bottle has a flared rim, narrow neck widening into a bulbous body, and ring base with an indentation in its center. Three threads are trailed around the middle of the neck at the narrowest point.