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4394, Jar, c. A.D. 50 - 150

Artist: Photographer: Ardon Bar Hama
Culture: Roman
Material: Glass
Dimensions: h. 7 in / 19.5 cm

Made of free-blown glass, this jar holds cremated human bones. Jars of this type (size and shape) may have been used as storage jars as well, however most contain cremated remains. Generally found in western provinces of the Roman Empire, such jars were most likely made by artisans in Italy, southern France, or Spain.

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