3 June 1999
A ROMAN GLASS FLASK
circa 4th century a.d.
Free-blown of yellow-brown glass, the ovoid body on a stemmed foot with a disk base, the rounded edge folded under, with a tall cylindrical neck and funnel-shaped mouth, the rounded rim folded in, the neck with applied spiral trailing, with twin double handles arching from the shoulders to the neck
6 in. (15.9 cm) high
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