London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A ROMAN OLIVE-GREEN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK
3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
The cylindrical neck constricted at base, with flaring inward-folded rim, the four-sided body with concentric circles and central projecting knop on each side, 3½ in. (9 cm.) high; an amber glass jar, the round body with faint vertical ribbing and concave base, the wide mouth with concave rim, 3rd-4th Century A.D., 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) high; and a dark green glass cup with vertical collared rim, on flaring foot, circa 4th Century A.D., 4 in. (10.1 cm.) diam. (3)
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