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Grape Flask

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3550, Grape Flask, 3rd century A.D.

Artist: Photographer: Ardon Bar Hama
Culture: Roman
Material: Glass
Dimensions: h. 5 in / 14.7 cm

This grape flask, named so for the distinctive pattern on its body, once held either perfume or oil. It was fabricated in a two-part mould and has visible vertical seams. Each half has a stylized grape pattern and a vine leaf. This flask was most likely made in Syria or Palestine.

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