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Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 3 15/16 in. (10 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1318
Not on view
Translucent blue.
Everted rim, folded over and in; cylindrical neck, with horizontal tooling indent around base; piriform body; flat bottom.
Intact; some bubbles and inclusions; slight pitting, dulling, and iridescence on exterior, some soil encrustation and iridescent brownish weathering on interior.
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