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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.3096
Title
Unguentarium (cosmetic bottle)
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1st-2nd century CE
Period
Roman period
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/289806
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pale blue glass
Technique
Free-blown glass
Dimensions
3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)
Provenance
Henry W. Haynes, Boston, MA (1873/78-1912), bequest; to the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (1912-1977), transfer; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1977.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Bequest of Henry W. Haynes, 1912
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.3096
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Unguentarium in pale blue glass; piriform body and short neck; folded rim.

Classification: Isings form 26a
Subjects and Contexts

Roman Domestic Art

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