Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

ROMAN SQUARE GLASS JAR

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on September 12, 2020

Square Glass Jar of Luduvic Deswelle Collection

 

Date: 1st to 3rd century Height: 13.3 cm Diameter: 9 cm max.

 

Description: Blue/green square intact glass jar with folded rim and light iridescence.

 

Classification: Morin-Jean 13; Isings form 62

 

Remarks: This pot was found in 1909 in Bourges (the old Avaricum) France and at that time contained ashes.  It was published for the first time in, “Mémoires de la société des antiquaires du centre” by François Roger (1910).

 

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  1. wynkin said, on September 12, 2020 at 5:29 am

    I wonder who owned the ashes?

    • Allaire Collection of Glass said, on September 12, 2020 at 7:51 am

      Who or what? The container is only 13.3 by 9 cm.


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