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Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/2in. (8.9cm) Other: 1 1/4in. (3.2cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.70
Not on view
Translucent pale blue-green.
Uneven rim, folded out, over, and in; small, flaring mouth; cylindrical neck, expanding downward and tooled in around base; squat, conical body; pushed-in bottom.
Intact; some bubbles; dulling, pitting, iridescence, with patches of creamy weathering.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5327, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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