Roman Glass Unguentarium

Item Description

C. 2nd century AD

A translucent blue glass unguentarium with a wide rim and tall neck leading to a small bulbous body, with a nice silvery iridescence to surfaces.

It was said that in ancient times, Unguntariums were used as tear-catchers for mourning loved ones.

Intact and in good condition with a nice iridescence

Ref: Ancient Glass by Bergman Oliver Carnegie, pg 83.

159mm height



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