Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Vessel with Greek inscription
Phoenician coast
1st century CE
Colorless glass with a bluish tinge, blown in three-part (?) mold,one part used for base.
H: 6.9; Diam: 8.6 cm
Gift of Gawain McKinley, London
Accession number: 73.48.154
 
 
Small bowl with a Greek inscription, “Make Merry Wherever You Are,” bordered by horizontal ribs. Below, a frieze of vertical flutes, rounded at the top. Flat base decorated with a raised circle around a navel-like depression.

Publications:
Israeli, Yael, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2003, English / Hebrew
Israeli, Yael, Made by Ennion: Ancient Glass Treasures from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2011, English / Hebrew

Exhibition:
Made by Ennion: Ancient Glass Treasures from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 01/05/2011 - 01/12/2011

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