American Univesity of Beirut

The Glass Collections Journey After Beirut Blast: Glass Flask (Inv.# 4536)

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​​​Glass Flask (Inv.# 4536)

Islamic Period (9th – 10th c. AD)

It is a blue-green flask glass (18.7 x 8.5 cm), dating back to the Islamic Period (9th – 10th c. AD), one of the shattered glass pieces from the August 4 Beirut blast.

This beautiful flask was bell-shaped, with a flat base, domed body, flaring neck and inverted rim. It is restorable and hopefully will rise again!!

Stay tuned for more news!​







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