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Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Early or Mid Imperial
Date:
1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
4 3/4in. (12.1cm) Other: 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm) Diam. of rim: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.57
Not on view
Colorless.
Rim folded out, over, and in onto outer edge of mouth; cylindrical neck, expanding downward and tooled in around base; tall bulbous body; flat bottom.
Intact; some pinprick bubbles; deep, iridescent weathering.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5201, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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