Unguent bottle

Description
This is a Roman unguent bottle with a very tall neck which echoes the flat horizontal lip. Its base very shallow so as to be almost flat, and it is made from colourless glass. It is one of many objects found in “tombs in the neighbourhood of Paphos” and given to the museum in 1910.
Accession Loan No.
942/1910
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
unguent bottle
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
tall discoid unguent bottle
Cultural Group
Roman
Period Classification
Roman Imperial - 31 BC-476 AD
Family Group

Material
glass
Collector / Excavator
Barrett, W.E., Sgt
Collection Site Name
Paphos
Collection Town
Paphos
Collection Country
Cyprus
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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