Fragment, Glass, Green

Country
Egypt
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Description
Fragment of thick, semi-transparent green glass fragment with rounded base. Possibly part of the base of a teardrop unguentarium vessel or vial.
Classification
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian
Production place
Measurements
L25mm x W23mm x D23mm
Media/Materials description
Glass
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.
Registration number
E40127

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