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Bottle

A work made of glass, core-formed technique.
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  • A work made of glass, core-formed technique.

Date:

New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18 or 19, (about 1505–1202 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Most early glass vessels, such as this example, are small, sealable containers designed to hold aromatic oils, scented unguents (ointments), or valuable insence.

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Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Bottle

Origin

Egypt

Date

1505 BCE–1202 BCE

Medium

Glass, core-formed technique

Dimensions

10.3 × 8.0 × 5.5 cm (4 × 3 1/8 × 2 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore W. and Frances S. Robinson

Reference Number

1941.1092

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