Good condition Roman Period Ancient Glass Perfume Bottle.
Authentic Roman glass perfume bottle from the 1st century (Jesus’ time)
9 inches high.
Very decorated, rare piece discovered in Mount Gerizim.
Before the Roman period, glass was made with a sand core mold, and was extremely expensive – more expensive than gold. During the Roman period, glass blowing was invented, which changed the entire glass industry. Glass became much more common.
Oil and perfume make the heart glad, So a man’s counsel is sweet to his friend. (Proverbs 27:9)
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.