Roman glass jar from the first century (time of Jesus), probably used for medicine or perfume.
Size: 15 cm.
Weight: 97 gram.
A very beautiful, and very unique Roman glass piece!
Before the Roman period, glass was made with a sand core mold, and was extremely expensive. During the Roman period, glass blowing was invented, which changed the entire glass industry. Glass became much more common.
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.
Zak’s Antiquities is the website of Zak’s fine art and antiquities. Located on the Christian Quarter road in Jerusalem’s Old City. The shop began in 1964 and has remained as a family owned and operated business till this day. For the past 50 years Zak’s Antiquities has sold ancient coins, antiquities and art authentic to Israel and Jerusalem.