Karanis / clear "lens" or base / Glass

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Record Details

Object Identifier
0000.00.5970
Other Number
Harden 0870
Type of Number
Catalogue Number
Object Name
clear "lens" or base
Object Type
Writing implements
Materials
Glass
Pierced
no
Inscribed
no
Full Artifact Description
Colorless, with greenish tinge. Almost complete, but badly strain-cracked. Good glass. No bubbles. Lens circular: under side flat, upper side convex. Edges sharp and less than 0.1cm thick.
Unit Grid Number
B0053
Component/Room
00D
Area
R
Verbatim Provenance
Egypt
Verbatim Site
Karanis
Production Site
site
Countermark
no
Publication Title
Roman Glass from Karanis Found by the University of Michigan Archaeological Expedition in Egypt, 1924-29
Publication Author
Harden, D.B.
Publication Year
1936
Type Category
Artifact

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2272 x 1704
File Size
148 KB
Record
0000.00.5970
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-0000.00.5970/0000_00_5970p01.tif

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"Karanis; clear "lens" or base; Glass". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-0000.00.5970/0000_00_5970p01.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 07, 2022.