Roman Glass Unguentarium With Silvery Iridescence

Item Description

C. 2nd century AD

A translucent glass Unguentarium with a wide rim and tall neck leading to a bulbous body, with a nice silvery iridescence.

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

Intact and in excellent condition with a beautiful silvery iridescence.

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

Size: 85mm height



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