Double cosmetic tube (balsamarium) with glass rod

Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Byzantine Period
about 4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.108 H.

Accession Number

30.398

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Brownish-yellow; iridescent.

Provenance

1930, gift of Nellie Parney Carter (b. 1857 - d. 1933), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 17, 1930)

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter