A Roman free blown flask in pale green glass with flared rim, a short neck leading to the six-sided body and standing on a flat base, slightly inverted towards the centre.
Circa 3rd-4th century A.D.
Condition: Complete and intact with light iridescence.
Height 6.5 cms (2.6 ins).
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.
Roman hexagonal glass bottle
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