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Roman iridescent glass cosmetic unguentarium flask: 3rd century AD.

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Seller: grimstonian (2,777) 100%, Location: West Sussex, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 232157015503 DescriptionRoman glass unguentarium. An Ancient Roman free blown unguentarium in green glass with spool-shaped body neck leading to a wide out-turned rim, standing on a flattened base. Condition: Complete and intact; completely covered with attractive iridescence and crust; a few minor earthy encrustations. Height 5.2 cms (2 ins). Circa 1st-3rd century AD. For similar example see items 114 and 115; Ancient and Islamic Glass in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History; published by Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1980 At the height of its popularity in Rome, glass was present in nearly every aspect of daily life. It was a particularly favoured container for precious, valuable liquids, such as expensive oils, perfumes, and medicines which were produced from all corners of the Roman empire. for more Roman items, see timesancient site (details in me page above). Payment Payment by Paypal Shipping Proof of posting is obtained for all items (copy available on request). Items posted to UK: We will take responsibility for an adequate level of insurance. Countries outside UK: Items will be sent with insurance against loss in the post. If it is possible, we will also send with tracking, but not all countries have this possibility; if in doubt, you are welcome to check with us. Terms of Sale All items are guaranteed to be authentic, to date from the period stated, and to comply with the description provided, with no time restriction for return if not. We also offer a no-quibble refund if you are in any way unhappy with your purchase and it is returned in the same condition within 14 days. About Us You can also see the timesancient.com web-site for more antiquities and items of archaeological interest. We have been dealing in antiquities and items of archaeological interest since the early 1990s, and have sold thousands of items to collectors all over the World, including leading museums. TimesAncient is committed to the ethical purchase of all items of historical significance that we offer. We never knowingly engage in the purchase of objects who provenance or ownership history is deemed to be dubious. All ancient items offered for sale on our website are purchased from legitimate sources. These include old private collections, auction houses, legal finders and responsible dealers within the coin and ancient art market. Every item we sell is guaranteed to be authentic and to date from the period stated. Nothing beats the feeling of handling and owning an item created by humans in far-off history. Contact Us If you have any queries, please contact us using your eBay message board. Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small.Auctiva's Listing Templates improve your auctions in minutes. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.com. Condition: Attractive Roman glass unguentarium., Type: Roman glass flask, Culture: Roman, Colour: Pale blue glass

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