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Unguentarium

Roman
Imperial Period
1st–2nd century A.D.


Place of Manufacture: Eastern Mediterranean

Dimensions

12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.40

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Completely (thickly) incrusted; peacock green and blue in color.

Provenance

According to MFA Register of Glass this is one of a group of vessels (86.34-86.53) nearly all of which were purchased or found in Crete by W. J. Stillman; at date unknown: purchased from W. J. Stillman by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, March 17, 1886

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer