Double cosmetic tube (balsamarium)
Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
about 4th century A.D.
Place of Manufacture: Syria
Height: 19.2 cm (7 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, free-blown with attached handle
Not On View
Double tube; handle attached on each side of the body and again at the rim, with a large arched projection above. Pale bluish? Intact; some flaking iridescence.
Gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz