Glass amphoriskos (perfume bottle)

Greek, Eastern Mediterranean

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Opaque white, with handles and base-knob in same color; trails in translucent purple.
Broad, inward-sloping rim-disk; cylindrical neck tapering upward; broad, sloping shoulder; elongated ovoid body; circular base-knob with rounded edge; two vertical strap handles drawn up from shoulder, turned in, and pressed on to underside of rim-disk.
One thick, rounded trail attached at edge of rim-disk; another trail applied on shoulder and wound round spirally, at first in horizontal lines, then tooled into a zigzag pattern with rounded tops and close-set vertical tooling indents, ending in irregular, thick line around bottom; another thick trail applied to knob-base.
Complete, except for part of rim-disk and two-thirds of knob-base; dulling, pitting, and iridescent creamy weathering.

Glass amphoriskos (perfume bottle), Glass, Greek, Eastern Mediterranean

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