Squat Form Unguentaria

Poppy Jar



gift of: the Minden Family

date: c. 3rd - 4th century AD

provenance: Syro-Palestine.

description: Squat jar with ribbed decoration to the shoulder likely in imitation of a poppy.
Pale blue glass.
Height: 5.5 cm
Diameter: 4 cm
Intact, portion of the lip possible re-attached, lively iridescence, some encrustation.