Two-Handled Unguentarium

1916.03.0007

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Artifact Identification Two-Handled Unguentarium   (1916.03.0007)
Classification Personal Artifacts : Toilet Articles : Hygiene Artifacts
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Europe, West, Italy
Period/Date Early – Late Roman Empire, 2nd – 4th century CE
Culture Roman
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 11.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 5.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 2.3 cm
Weight 117 g
Measuring Remarks D2 = diameter of body. D3 = diameter of lip.
Materials Glass
Manufacturing Processes Glassblowing, Glassworking--Appliqué
Munsell Color Information Very Dark Bluish Green (5BG 2/4) -Base. Dark Bluish Green (5BG 3/4) -Top of handle. Pale Green (2.5BG 6/2) -Trails on neck.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

L: p. 116.

Bibliography

Colombini, M.P. Giachi, G.G., Iozzo, M.M., & Ribechini, E.E. An Etruscan Ointment from Chiusi (Tuscany, Italy): its chemical characterization. Journal of Archaeological Science, 36:7 (2009). Pp. 1488-1495. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2009.02.011 Fleming, S. J. "Late Roman glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum." Expedition 39:2 (1997). P. 25. Harden, D.B. Roman Glass from Karanis Found by the University of Michigan Archaeological Expedition in Egypt, 1924-1929. Also see unpublished student paper, 2012P.0071 by Isaj and Lasken.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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