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Bottle (Roman Empire, probably Syria), 1st–4th century

This is a bottle. It is dated 1st–4th century and we acquired it in 1919. Its medium is glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Rodman Wanamaker. It is credited Gift of Rodman Wanamaker.

  • Vase (USA), ca. 1909–10
  • molded and bronze electroplated semi-porcelain, mold-blown favrile glass.
  • Gift of Marcia and William Goodman.
  • 1984-84-31

Its dimensions are

H x W: 9.7 x 6.4 cm (3 13/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Bottle (Roman Empire, probably Syria), 1st–4th century; glass; H x W: 9.7 x 6.4 cm (3 13/16 x 2 1/2 in.); Gift of Rodman Wanamaker; 1919-24-44

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