Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

THE ROMAN GLASS TRULLA

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on November 11, 2018

THE BEAUTY OF THE GLASS TRULLAE

A Trulla (Latin) is a pan with a long horizontal handle.  Vessels of this type, made of both metal and glass, were widely used Roman world during the 1st century AD.  It has been suggested they were used for drinking, serving liquids in ritual ceremonies or perhaps even bathing.

 

The following links are for addition information on some of the above Trullae

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The authenticity of this last vessel may be questionable.  It appears to be a composite of a 4th century Egyptian bowl with a handle of a Trulla applied at a later time.

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