Ancient Roman Glass Unguents Bottle with Applicator - 8.9×3.3×3.3 cm

Description
Ancient Roman Glass Unguents Bottle with Applicator - 8.9×3.3×3.3 cm
3rd-4th century AD.

An interesting small Roman bottle in turquoise glass with its bone applicator. The bottle has a flat rim, the neck blending in to the cylindrical body and stands on a thick flat base. Accompanied by the applicator, made of bone, with a knob at the top, decorated with incised horizontal bands.
Condition: Complete and intact with light earthy accretions remaining; the applicator also with encrustations.
Circa 3rd-4th century AD.

At the height of its popularity in Rome, glass was present in nearly every aspect of daily life. It was a particularly favoured container for precious, valuable liquids, such as expensive oils, perfumes, and medicines which were produced from all corners of the Roman empire.

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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Roman
Material
Glass
Object
Unguents Bottle with Applicator
Dimensions
8.9×3.3×3.3 cm
Century/ Timeframe
3rd-4th century AD.
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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