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Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
2 7/16in. (6.2cm) Other: 1 5/8in. (4.1cm) Diam. of rim: 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.66
Not on view
Translucent pale blue.
Plain, knocked-off rim; small, flaring mouth; cylindrical neck; globular body; flattened bottom.
Broken around rim and neck, and repaired; patches of dulling, deep pitting, and iridescent weathering.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5225, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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