Fragment of glass from the top of of an iridescent glass candlestick unguentarium, containing material inside the tube.
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian
L50mm x W20mm x D20mm
History and use
Extensive glass production began in the New Kingdom in the 18th Dynasty. Ancient Egyptian glass used core forming technique, which was superceeded by the introduction of blown glass in the Roman Era. Glass production declined after the 21st Dynasty.