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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1895.210
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/56813
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Blue-green glass
Technique
Free-blown glass
Dimensions
8.1 x 6.2 cm (3 3/16 x 2 7/16 in.)
Provenance
Charles Eliot Norton and Richard Norton, Cambridge, MA (by 1895), gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1895.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Professor C.E. Norton and Richard Norton
Accession Year
1895
Object Number
1895.210
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Bottle; flat base, long neck, ring mouth. Intact; minimal dirt accretions on interior and exterior.

Classification: Isings 28A
Subjects and Contexts

Roman Domestic Art

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