Title: Bottle

Date: Late Roman Period (ca. 100 – 200)
Culture: Palestine
Material: Glass
Size: 8.5” H x 5” Diam.
Credit: Gift of Jamie McManus
On View: Yes

Glass was first developed in the Middle East (most likely Egypt) as early as 2500 BC in the form of beads. By the time of the Roman Empire (27 BC – AD 395), it was a widespread luxury commodity and items like this were fairly common.

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