1) Alexandrian flask, a footed flask in purple, brown and white glass, ground and polished to resemble agate, 1st century A.

D; 2) Large Italian or Syrian beaker of pale yellow-green glass, mould-made with a pattern of embossed pomegranates and vine scrolls, 1st century A.D; 3) 2-handled cinerary urn with lid, 1st-2nd century A.D. Part of the Bomford collection of of 215 items of Roman and pre-Roman glass.


James Bomford.

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