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Cosmetic Flask
Cosmetic Flask
Date:
3rd–4th century
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Free-blown Glass
Dimensions:
5 1/2 x 1 1/2 (14 x 3.8 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Culture/People:
Eastern Mediterranean
Accession Number:
55072
Acquisition Date:
1936-07-16
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, M.H. de Young Endowment Fund

Single compartment flask stabilised by a conical folded foot; bulbous lower body, tubular form; thick trails forming two handles at rim , folded at top to form a thumbrest; wide funnel mouth. Green; transparent; creamy crust.

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