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Roman Glass


RG126
Early Roman amethyst purple glass unguentarium (cosmetic flask).
1st century AD.
H. 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Rim partly restored, otherwise perfect.
Ex. Devor glass collection, Jerusalem, prior to 1977.



The flask with piriform body, long cylindrical neck constricted at junction with the body, folded rim and flat base. Wheel-cut, horizontal line decorates the shoulder.

Catalogued by Prof. D. Barag, Devor Collection Catalogue, May 1977.

Cf.Whitehouse, D., - Corning 1997, vol. I, New York, 1997, p. 224-225, fig. 380


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  Early Roman amethyst purple glass unguentarium (cosmetic flask). Click on any image to enlarge it.

Early Roman amethyst purple glass unguentarium (cosmetic flask).



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