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Byzantine Glass


ByzG008
Early Byzantine molded honey-amber glass hexagonal flask.
6th-7th century AD.
H. 13.7 cm. (5 ½ in.)
Intact.
Ex. Israeli Collection, prior to 2000.
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The flask with molded hexagonal body, rounded shoulder, cylindrical neck and trefoil rim. Arched pipe handle applied from shoulder to rim, with a fold at the rim. The base molded with six rayed star, each ray end spread to three. The molded body with six panels with geometric designs.

Cf. Stern, E. M., - Toledo 1995, pp. 263-264, no.185
Whitehouse, D., Corning 2001, Nos. 600-601
Israeli, Y., - IMJ 2003, pp.278-279, nos.371-2, with different rim and handle.


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