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Roman Bell-shaped Glass Unguentarium



Description: An attractive Roman Bell-shaped Unguentarium glass with elongated cylindrical neck with constriction at base, flattened, rolled rim.

This type of flasks were used to store the costly oils and unguents which were available from around the Roman empire: The contents of such bottles could be poured slowly in tiny drops, and the small mouth was easily stoppered
Condition: Excellent. Complete and intact with multi-coloured iridescence and encrustations.
Date: C. 1st-3rd century A.D.
Region: Roman
Material: Glass
Size: H:110mmX D:30mm


SKU: R01012 Categories: ,
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