Glass perfume bottle
3rd century A.D.
Overall: 6 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 1 in. (15.9 x 4.1 x 2.5 cm)
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Not on view
Colorless with greenish tinge.Outsplayed rim, folded unevenly over and in; tall, concave, cylindrical neck, expanding at base to join imperceptibly with small conical body; deep concave bottom.Broken and repaired with holes in lower neck and base of side; bubbles, blowing striations, and black impurities; iridescence and creamy brown weathering.
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