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A Roman pale blue glass unguents toilet bottle with an out-turned rim, relatively long neck with a tooled indent at the base, and a small conical body. The bottle has a flattened base.


Roman Eastern Empire: Circa 2nd-3rd Century AD.


Condition: Complete and intact, with silvery iridescence over part of the body.

Height 10.3 cms (4 ins).


Provenance: Purchased from UK collection of P.C. 1990-2010


For similar use of indents, see item 425; Ancient Glass in the National Museums Scotland; C. S. Lightfoot.


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