Kohl Stick


From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 86-35-56
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Israel | Beth Shean
Manufacture Location Syro-Palestine (uncertain)
Period Roman Period
Date Made 200-399 CE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Glass | Bronze
Technique Blown

Glass double-balsamarium/saddleflask. Heavily encrusted/irridescent glass; twin cylindrical bodies each with and insert tube of bronze; rolled rim and applied thick strap handle. One side, broken rim and detached handle. Original bronze applicator preserved; embedded in vessel contents.

Height 17.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of George and Henry J. Vaux, 1985
Other Number GL14 (Ancient Glass Project) - Other Number

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