Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown maker from Roman Empire
  • vase, 200s–300s, Roman Empire, 27 BCE–476 CE
  • Where object was made: probably present-day Syria
  • blown glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.89 x 6.35 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet B2
  • 1928.6249
Label Text

Brown blown glass vase with blue applied handles. Transparent, brown, blown glass vase with a green tint. It has two darker green, applied handles, a globular body, and a wide mouth.