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Candlestick Unguentarium

Object Number:60-11-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Palestine
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 100-199 CE
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 199
Height: 16 cm
Width: 5.9 cm
Depth: 4.9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Henry Jones, 1960
Other Number:GL19 (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Condition excellent, iridescence patchy. Still filled with earth. Clear blown glass vessel with low depressed conical body, concave beneath. Neck a long thin cylinder. Rim flared out flatly and lip rolled toward interior.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (27 Sep 1997 - 18 Jun 1998) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1999. Roman Glass (II): Reflections on Cultural Change.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 76, fig. E.39(b)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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