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Glass perfume bottle
late 1st–3rd century A.D.
H.: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Bequest of Mary Anna Palmer Draper, 1914
Not on view
Translucent pale blue green, heavily streaked with manganese purple.Everted rim, folded over and in, flattened on upper surface; tall cylindrical neck, expanding downwards, then tooled in around base; squat globular body; bottom slightly pushed-in.Broken and repaired around top of neck; pinprick and elongated bubbles; deep pitting and weathering with some iridescence.
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