Roman glass flask: 1st- 2nd century
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Roman glass flask of natural green-blue colour. This flask or unguentarium is made of good quality thick glass. It was found complete with rim, neck, body and base. It is a long necked flask with globular body and a rim folded in and flattened. It has a very deep constriction at base of neck and its base is slightly pushed up. Around its body is an irregular groove, which was made when hot creating a slightly stepped profile.
50 AD - 200 AD