© Department of Antiquities of Jordan

Name of Object:

Glass bottle or vase


Amman, Jordan

Holding Museum:

Department of Antiquities


AD late 1st–early 2nd century

Type of object:

Glassware; bottle; vase

Museum Inventory Number:



Height: 10cm, Diameter (rim): 6cm, Diameter (base): 6cm

Period / Dynasty:

Roman period


Umm Qais, Jordan


This glass bottle or vase from the Roman period has a circular body with a wide short neck. The body of the object is decorated with a spiral of lines which radiate out from the bottom of the neck and follow the form of its rounded base resulting in a wavy textured appearance.

How provenance was established:

By stylistic analysis and material dating.

Citation of this web page:

 "Glass bottle or vase" in MWNF GALLERIES , Museum With No Frontiers, 2020. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;DGA;jo;Mus41;1;en&id=glass

Copyedited by: Janice Medina

MWNF Working Number: JOR1_001