Globular body is attached to a cylindrical neck of 2 cm. diameter. Neck rises 1.7 cm. from the body and then flares out. Rim is triangular. Where the neck meets the body, an aperture of small diameter pierces the throat. The neck seems to be continuous with the body so that the aperture would have been made by folding the neck in upon the top of the globe and then out again. The surface design is a dot-in-square pattern. The vessel is free-standing. There is a small, 0.5 cm. hole in the vessel wall.
Glass Sprinkler Flask
3rd-4th centuries CE
8.7 x 4.7-6.2 cm.
Digital 3D model
Eastern Mediterranean region
University of South Florida. Library. Special Collections Department (LOC)
Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities
Physical Collection ID
citation/reference: Susan Auth, Ancient glass at the Newark Museum. Color: Bright silver weathering, black and reddish-brown encrustations. View description: Side view. Condition: Very good.
Unknown, "Sprinkler flask" (2022). Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection. 77.
Nikon D3400, AF-P Nikon 18-55 mm 1:3.5-5.6G
Digital Photogrammetry, Agisoft Photoscan Professional 1.4.4
University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)