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Roman Glass Unguentarium



Description: A elegant Roman glass unguentarium with low bulbous rounded body, long tubular neck, lean to one side slightly, flattened base and rounded 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 iridescence and encrustations present on the surface.
Date: C.1st-2nd century A.D.
Region: Roman
Material: Glass
Size: H:135mmX D:40mm


SKU: R01015 Categories: ,
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