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Bronze perfum vase

101-300 A.D.

Museo de Jaén

Museo de Jaén
Jaén, Spain

Hollow-cast bronze representing the bust of a native from Nubia. It was found inside a lead sarcophagus, and thus would have been used during the funerary ritual. These elements were greatly valued in daily life in order to strengthen the scent of odorous substances.

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  • Title: Bronze perfum vase
  • Date Created: 101-300 A.D.
  • Location: Santo Tomé, Jaén
  • Physical Dimensions: Height = 11,4 cm; Width = 7,9 cm; Lenght = 18,6 cm; Maximum thickness = 6,1 cm
  • Type: Container
  • Medium: Bronze

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