Photo © IMJ, by David Harris, Peter Lanyi, Zev Radovan, Nahum Slapak, Mariana Zalzberger
Rare juglet
Phoenicia (?)
7th century BCE
Black and white glass, core-formed
H: 7; Diam: 3.9 (body), 2.6 cm (rim)
Purchase, Louis and Carmen Warschaw Endowment Fund for Archaeological Acquisitions
Accession number: 96.178.60
The shape of this vessel resembles those of pottery juglets common throughout the Kingdoms of Judah and Israel in the 8th–7th century BCE. It was probably made locally.

Israeli, Yael, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2003

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir