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Roman Glass Vial - GF.0139
Origin: Beit Mirsim, Israel
Circa: 2 nd Century AD to 3 rd Century AD
Dimensions: 3.25" (8.3cm) high
Collection: Classical
Medium: Glass


Location: UAE
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Imagine the ancient hands that held this delicate glass when Rome was in her glory: the hands of the craftsman who molded it: those of the merchant who filled it with precious perfume; the touch of the person who held the bottle to her nose and inhaled the rich fragrance. The history of this vessel, the glow of those long-ago lives, is there for us to perceive, invisible but not intangible. It only takes a little imagination... - (GF.0139)

 

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