Roman Double Glass Vessel

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 November 2015
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This remarkable cast Roman vessel contains a 2nd miniature vessel attached to its base. Double vessels/flasks have been discovered in both western and eastern parts of the Roman World. This suggests that craftsmen were in direct contact with one another and developed a shared knowledge of techniques. Roman, possibly from Germany, 4th century CE. (National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK)

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2015, November 23). Roman Double Glass Vessel. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4217/roman-double-glass-vessel/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Roman Double Glass Vessel." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 23, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4217/roman-double-glass-vessel/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Roman Double Glass Vessel." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Nov 2015. Web. 25 Jul 2021.