Roman Imperial Period–Byzantine (Coptic) Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 476
Findspot: Egypt, Behnesa
Height x diameter: 5.9 x 2.4 cm (2 5/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This bottle of thin transparent glass has a conical body with narrow, flat base and high shoulders. A thin neck terminates at the top with a thin flaring rim. The glass is somewhat discolored on the interior, and incrustations of light brown and and black adhere to both the interior and exterior.
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