Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection


Posted in 2. Ancient Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Roman Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on July 13, 2015


During the first and second centuries a large group of simple bottles developed from the early “tear drop” shape.  This example has a slender piriform body, short tubular neck with a slight neck constriction.  The silvery iridescence covering the entire piece adds to its simple beauty.

From Syria. H: 6 cm Rim D: 1.75 cm 1-2 century  Cf. APC # T247


Small silvery Roman bottle 7R

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