Roman Honey Four-Sided Glass Vase

SKU G.0413
Circa

200 AD to 400 AD

Dimensions

3.375″ (8.6cm) high x 1.75″ (4.4cm) wide

Medium

Glass

Origin

Bethlehem

Gallery Location

USA


 

Glass was a rare commodity in antiquity, used to contain only the most costly and precious of substances. What did this vase hold when Rome was the center of the world, and who might have gripped its sinuous handle to pour out its precious contents? Though the vessel appears empty, we can fill it completely with the heady essence of imagination.

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