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Blue Phonecian Unguentarium

Type:unguentarium

Material(s):glass

Designer/Maker:unknown

Markings:none

Origin:Phonecian

Date or Era:c. 400 BC

Dimensions:5-1/4 in. h./13.5 cm. h.

Special Features:An unguentarium is an ancient vessel created to hold fragrant oils to anoint and perfume skin (unguents).

Additional Information:
Core formed vessel.