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Object Number: MS5109
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Syro-Palestine
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 4th century - 5th century
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 499
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Height: 16.1cm
Width: 6.3cm
Depth: 4.6cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fr. Vester and Company, American Colony Store, Jerusalem, 1913
Other NumberGL15 (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Double Balsamarium with suspension handle. Single ointment. Elaborate serpentine handles, grooved sides, thread ornament on neck.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998)View Objects in Exhibition
Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition
Byzantine Studies Conference Mini-Exhibition (08 Oct 2010 - 10 Oct 2010)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 86View Objects cited in this Publication

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