About this artwork
Most early glass vessels, such as this example, are small, sealable containers designed to hold aromatic oils, scented unguents (ointments), or valuable insence.
Currently Off View
- Ancient and Byzantine Art
- Ancient Egyptian
- Glass, core-formed technique
- 10.3 × 8.0 × 5.5 cm (4 × 3 1/8 × 2 1/8 in.)
- Gift of Theodore W. and Frances S. Robinson