Glass Vessel Made by Core-forming Technique

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 November 2015

Core-forming is one of the earliest glass-making techniques. The body of the vessel was shaped around a core. Colored trails of glass were wound around it, and the rim and handles added. the vessel was then cooled and the core removed. Mediterranean or Black sea, mid-6th century BCE. (National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK)


About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2015, November 23). Glass Vessel Made by Core-forming Technique. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4218/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Glass Vessel Made by Core-forming Technique." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 23, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/4218/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Glass Vessel Made by Core-forming Technique." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 23 Nov 2015. Web. 22 Apr 2019.

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