ANCIENT ROMAN RIBBED GLASS FLASK
Measurements: 6.9 cm - height
Description: A pale green Roman glass featuring a globular body and wide neck. The piece has vertical ribbing features across the whole of the body in even intervals. The vessel was used as a container for cosmetic products.
Reference: approximate: Auth, S.H., Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum, 1976, no. 537.
Parallel for the shape: Matheson, S. B., Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery, 1980, no. 348.
Period: 6th century AD
Condition: Very good. Large areas of natural earthy encrustations.