A fine example of a Roman glass unguentarium, circa 1st century AD.An unguentarium is a glass or ceramic bottle found by archaeologists at Hellenistic or Roman sites, especially cemeteries, mostly used for holding oils, other liquids, or powders. This light green vessel is in good condition, with earthen residue and slight iridescence formed from its burial, slight imperfections, and expected wear from age and use. Dimensions: Approximately 6” h x 1 ½” diameter lip x 3” diameter base at its widest point. Provenance: Ex- Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
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