Banded agate amphoriskos (perfume bottle)

Period: Early Imperial, Augustan or early Julio-Claudian
Date: late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Culture: Roman
Medium: Banded agate
Dimensions: H. 2 3/8 in. (6.0 cm) diameter 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm)
Classification: Miscellaneous-Stone Vases
Credit Line: Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Sid R. Bass Gift, in honor of Annette de la Renta, and Rogers Fund, 2001
Accession Number: 2001.253

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