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Glass perfume bottle

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1360
Not on view
Translucent brownish yellow.
Everted, rounded rim; cylindrical neck with tooling indent around base; conical body; uneven bottom with off-center hollow.
Complete, but crack in body; pinprick bubbles; dulling, slight pitting, and iridescent weathering.
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