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Roman phial or unguentarium

Roman phial or unguentarium
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

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Roman unguentarium of natural green-blue colour. This unguentarirum or phial is made of moderate-quality glass, with frequent bubbles, some of them large. It was found found complete with rim, neck, body and base. It has a flat-topped rim, in-turned and irregular. The body has four indentations, making for a square cross-section. This phial has a flat base with pontil mark.

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150 AD - 300 AD
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