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Unguentarium

Completely (thickly) incrusted; peacock green and blue in color.

Provenance

According to MFA Register of Glass this is one of a group of vessels (86.34-86.53) nearly all of which were purchased or found in Crete by W. J. Stillman; at date unknown: purchased from W. J. Stillman by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, March 17, 1886

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st–2nd century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Eastern Mediterranean

Accession Number

86.40

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels