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Roman Green Glass Balsamarium

Roman Green Glass Balsamarium

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Glass: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1195867

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A green glass double balsamarium with applied handles reaching from shoulder to rim and beautiful patina. Roman ca. 2nd - 3rd century C.E. Found in the Holy Land. Intact and in excellent condition. 4 3/4" high. A balsamarium is an ancient vessel for holding balsam, a sweet smelling oil or soothing ointment. Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv Israel