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Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
5 1/8in. (13cm) Other: 1 9/16 in. (4 cm) Diam. of rim: 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.60
Not on view
Translucent blue green.
Uneven rounded rim; flaring mouth; long, cylindrical neck, expanding downward and tooled in around base; squat, conical body; slightly concave bottom. Thick, heavy glass, especially on bottom.
Intact; pinprick bubbles; patches of pitting and iridescent weathering.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5331, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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