Roman Double-Head Glass Flask - SF.265 Origin: Mediterranean Circa: 2
Century AD Dimensions:3.1" (7.9cm) high x 2" (5.1cm) wide Collection: Classical Medium: Glass Condition: Intact
The body is blown into a two-part mould of two
vertical sections, probably open at the base. The
mould is concealed in the hair at the junction of
The neck is cylindrical and the rim is everted.
Head-shaped flasks appear in the Greek ceramic
repertoire starting in the Archaic period. The
method of mould-blowing proved particularly
suited to the manufacture of vessels of this type.