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Glass gold-band mosaic alabastron (perfume bottle)

1st century B.C.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Glass gold-band mosaic alabastron (perfume bottle)
  • Date Created: 1st century B.C.
  • Physical Dimensions: 7 1/8 × 7/8 in. (18.1 × 2.2 cm) Stopper: 1 7/16 × 9/16 in. (3.6 × 1.5 cm) Diam. of rim: 1 3/16 in. (3 cm) Length (length without stopper): 5 7/8 in. (15 cm)
  • Type: Alabastron, gold-band mosaic
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/249528
  • Medium: Glass and gold leaf
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Period: Late Hellenistic
  • Culture: Greek

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