Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

PENN MUSEUM ANCIENT GLASS COLLECTION

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on November 23, 2019

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is commonly called the Penn Museum and part of the University of Pennsylvania. It is located at 3260 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. The web site is Penn Museum (active link).

The size of the glass collection is about 825 objects periods covered Greek and Roman most of which is in storage. The pictures of glass below are from their permanent installation. The installation is set up in a teaching mode to explain how the mixed medium objects were used in Greek and Roman times.

Click on the pictures to enlarge and use the X in the right hand corner to come back to this page.

Case 1

Case  2

Case 3

Case 4

Throughout the museum

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  1. wynkin said, on November 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

    Amazing collection.


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