Roman Glass Double Cosmetic Flask (kohl tube)

$950.00

Roman Glass Kohl Tube Cosmetic Jar found in Israel

  • Ancient Roman glass bottle.
  • Roman Kohl tube found in Israel.
  • Translucent blue color XF patina hight 6.5″.
  • Glass from 3rd century weight 59 grams.
  • certificate of authenticity included.
  • Description

    Roman glass cosmetic double kohl tube.

  • Ancient Roman glass bottle.
  • Roman Kohl tube found in Israel.
  • Translucent blue color XF patina hight 6.5″.
  • Glass from 3rd century weight 59 grams.
  • Certificate of authenticity included.
  • Authentic Roman period glass bottle used for applying cosmetics.

    These jars were used in ancient Roman times by women of stature to hold cosmetics.
    Kohl is an ancient eye cosmetic, traditionally made by grinding a sulfide mineral with burnt frankincense, cinnamon bark and other spice to be used in mascara.

    This unique design has 2 compartments for reaching a long instrument (usually ivory) to apply makeup.

    Shipped direct from the Holy Land.

    zak’s Antiquities Private collection.

    Additional information

    Weight 1.5 kg
    Dimensions 20 × 5 × 10 cm