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Candlestick Unguentarium

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Candlestick unguentarium with squat body and tall, slender neck, spreading almost horizontally to wide rim at top. Silvery purple iridescence.

Provenance

By 1907: Mrs. W. Scott Fitz Collection (said to be from Syria); gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz to MFA, March 14, 1907

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz

Roman, Imperial Period, Late 1st–3rd century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Eastern Mediterranean

Dimensions

15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

07.112

Medium or Technique

Blown glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels