Roman glass cosmetic double kohl tube.
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.