This free-blown flask is made of green glass. Its spherical body rests on a concave base with a pontil-mark. The slim cylindrical neck ends with an outsplayed mouth. This flask is severely weathered. The surface presents multicolored iridescence and flaking.


  • Title: Flask
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1st century A.D.
  • Location Created: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Physical Dimensions: 9.4 × 7.2 cm (3 11/16 × 2 13/16 in.)
  • Type: Flask
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Glass
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 2003.366
  • Culture: Roman
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Vessels (Containers)

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