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Glass lentoid bottle

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
ca. 3rd–4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Anna Palmer Draper, 1915
Accession Number:
15.43.164
Not on view
Translucent light blue green.
Outsplayed rim, folded over and in, and flattened; cylindrical neck; oval body with flattened sides and rounded edge tapering to round bottom.
Broken and repaired on neck with areas of fill; pinprick bubbles; deep pitting, brilliant iridescence, and thick creamy weathering.
Said to be from near Nazareth, Israel

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