Roman Glass Bottle

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Mark Cartwright
published on 30 July 2013
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A detail of the neck and handle of a Roman glass bottle (1st - 3rd century CE). The handle shows the common technique of adding handles separately and the folding over of the glass at the ends due to the glassmaker's lack of cutting shears. (Archaeological Museum, Naxos, Greece).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, July 30). Roman Glass Bottle. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Glass Bottle." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 30, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Glass Bottle." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Jul 2013. Web. 26 Jul 2021.