About this object

Small bottle of yellow/green glass, probably used as a container for perfume (unguentarium). Purchased by Mr J. Dawson at Abydos in the early 1900s.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Roman Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    30 BC - 640 AD about
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    J H T Dawson
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    1910 about
  • Measurements
    33 mm x 22 mm; 1 5/16 in x 7/8 in
  • Related people
    J H T Dawson ( Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)


Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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