Late Roman glass perfume jar made in a mold (unique for the Roman period)
Height: 6 cm
Very Good Condition
Discovered in the vicinity of Jerusalem.
Before the Roman period, glass was made with a sand core mold, and was extremely expensive (more expensive than gold), but during the Roman period, glass blowing was invented, which changed the entire glass industry. Glass items then became much more common.
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.
Oil and perfume make the heart glad, So a man’s counsel is sweet to his friend. (Proverbs 27:9)
Shipped direct from the Holy Land.
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.