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Perfume Sprinkler

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Object Number:
MS4954
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Syria
Aleppo
Period:
Roman Period
Date Made:
200-299 AD
Early Date:
200
Late Date:
299
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Mould-Blown
Description:
Aubergine; Interlocking Circle design
Decomposed inside, small chip where neck attached to body. Mold blown, wine color with striations of darker brown in body and neck. Vase has geometric pattern of concentric circles against diapered back. The opening of base narrower than the opening at the neck. The rind of the neck is wide and flat. Used for toilet purposes. Top acted as a funnel and bottom held the liquid.
Height:
12.7cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem
Other Number:
GL05 (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Article] Hall, Edith H. 1913. "The Graeco-Roman Collection" 1913 The Museum Journal Vol. IV, No. 4. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 122
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