Cosmetic flask (balsamarium)
Late 3rd–4th century A.D.
Height: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, blown with applied decoration
Not On View
Yellow glass; considerable iridescence; sides not ribbed; intact. From Phoenicia.
According to the MFA Register of Glass: by date unknown: with Daniel L. Noorian (one of a group of glass vessels, 94.192-94.203. from various sites in Phoenicia); date unknown: purchased from Daniel L. Noorian by Mrs. S. D. Warren; gift of Mrs. S .D. Warren to MFA, November 21, 1894
Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren