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Bottle

Unknown Artist/Maker2nd-3rd century CE

The Jewish Museum, New York

The Jewish Museum, New York

This long-necked globular bottle is probably the form referred to in the Talmud as the Tzlohit or flask (Zevulun and Olenik 1979: 18). It functioned much like the modern bottle; the large flasks "held in two hands" were designed to hold wine, which would have been poured into cups during the meal.

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  • Title: Bottle
  • Creator: Unknown Artist/Maker
  • Date Created: 2nd-3rd century CE
  • Location: Cyprus, Asia, Greece, Asia, Europe
  • Physical Dimensions: 9 15/16 × 7 11/16 in. (25.2 × 19.6 cm)
  • Type: Antiquities
  • Rights: https://thejewishmuseum.org/about-this-site#terms-conditions
  • External Link: View this object at thejewishmuseum.org
  • Medium: Glass: free-blown

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