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Double cosmetic tube (balsamarium)

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Double tube; handle attached on each side of the body and again at the rim, with a large arched projection above. Pale bluish? Intact; some flaking iridescence.

Provenance

From Syria

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz

Roman or Byzantine, Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, about 4th century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Syria

Dimensions

Height: 19.2 cm (7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.871

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with attached handle

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels