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Heavy; dark green. Type F. Long vial on weighted base. Scored horizontally where neck is joined. This type of unguentarium is similar to those produced in the northern Roman provinces (specifically Roman Gaul and the Rhineland) during the late imperial period. As this particular vessel came...

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Provenance

Findspot Information: From Gurna. Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Roman Imperial or Byzantine (Coptic) Period, 3rd–5th century A.D.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 3 cm (5 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1928

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels