About this object

Small glass bottle probably used as a container for perfume (unguentarium). Conical shaped with cylindrical neck. Purchased by Mr J. Dawson at Abydos in the early 1900s.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Roman Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    30 BC - 640 AD about
  • Materials
    Glass
  • 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
    65 mm x 40 mm
  • Related people
    J H T Dawson ( Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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