London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A ROMAN AUBERGINE GLASS JAR
3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
Decorated with eight moulded vertical ribs around the body, with flaring neck; and a pale aubergine glass unguentarium of tear-drop form, with pointed base, the tall cylindrical neck with flaring rim, encrustation and iridescence, rim repaired, circa 1st Century A.D.
3 in. (7.6 cm.) and 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high respectively (2)
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