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Glass Vessel

17th century

National Museum of Qatar

National Museum of Qatar

A small glass vessel discovered in the burial of Mezruah during the Danish mission excavations in 1961. The vessel has a spherical shaped body, a thin small neck, a flaring rim, and a concave base. This artefact highlights the import of foreign goods, as well as Qatar’s involvement in Sasanian trade networks.

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Details

  • Title: Glass Vessel
  • Date Created: 17th century
  • Location: Iran
  • Type: Container
  • Rights: National Museum of Qatar
  • Medium: Glass

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