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Joke Jar

Subdeacon Joe

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Nice workmanship.


"A 4th Century AD; Roman glass “Joke Jar” of a glass beaker with a smaller glass beaker inside, made to show off the skill of the glassmaker, possibly made in Cologne, Germany; was found in a grave in Switzerland. 

Cologne was founded and established in Germanic Ubii territory in the 1st Century AD, as the Roman Colonia Agrippina."

Read more: https://thetravelbible.com/top-artifacts-from-ancient-rome/



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You see, you fill the outer container with beer. The inner container floats to the top. You fill that one quickly with whiskey and it sinks. You then pick it up and chug all the beer and whiskey. It’s a high society Boiler Maker pitcher. 

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