Ancient Roman Rock crystal Tetracosagon Amphoriskos - 7×4.3×4.3 cm

Ancient Roman Rock crystal Tetracosagon Amphoriskos - 7×4.3×4.3 cm
1st Century AD. - Europe

A Rock Crystal amphora-shaped vessel with a tetracosagonal faceted body, short neck with 2 vertical handles.. The amphoriskos has remains of a green pigments inside and a small piece of gold, probably part of a ring.

Purchased from The Papyrus Collection of Antiquities, UK. (Invoice scan available)
Purchased by the current owner In 2008 in Portugal from collector M.C.
From: J.M. from ancient collection bought from Papyrus collection in 2005 before that Acquired in 1987 from Mr. W., a Germany based collector

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Lot details
Ancient Roman
Rock crystal
Tetracosagon Amphoriskos
7×4.3×4.3 cm
Century/ Timeframe
1st Century AD.
Good Condition, See Photo
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