Fusiform Unguentarium

Fusiform Unguentarium

Made By: Syrian

Made By: Roman

Period: Late Roman Imperial Period
Date: 250-399 AD
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 x 1 1/8 in. (22.9 x 2.9 cm)
rim: 7/8 in. (2.3 cm)
Classification: ANCIENT
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Charles T. Cook
Object number: 30.1.20
DescriptionNatural light-green, thin, transparent glass. Long tubular body with a biconical bulge at center; one side of bulge is flattened. Small, irregular, flattened rim folded inward. Rounded thick base widens slightly. Pontil-mark. Light iridescent film, some creamy weathering. Partially full of unanalyzed matter.
Inscribed: no inscription
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