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Free-blown flask of pale green glass in the shape of a fish. The mouth forms the opening and there is a large dorsal fin with vertical striations separately applied. The end of the tail has been broken off.

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  • Title: Fish Flask
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 3rd century
  • Location Created: Roman Empire
  • Physical Dimensions: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Glass
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Object Type: Flask
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 2003.405
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Antiquities
  • Culture: Roman
  • Classification: Vessels

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