Roman Glass Unguentarium

Item Description

C. 2nd century AD

A small translucent glass unguentarium with a tall neck leading to a small bulbous body, with a 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.

Provenance: Property of a private collector aquired before 1975.

Size: 68mm height



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