Roman Glass Flask – Brown Color

$210.00

Glass Mixing Flask from the Roman Period

  • Yellowish-green glass
  • For mixing wine
  • Blown glass
  • IAA Export Approval available.
  • Certificate of authenticity included.

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Glass Flask from the Roman Period.

Glass vessels served a variety of purposes during the Roman period. Some were ideal for storing commodities, others for serving foods and beverages. A Roman glass flask, such as this one, served a unique purpose. They were intended for mixing beverages, particularly wine. During this period, it was customary to mix water with wine rather than serving it full strength. It was also common to flavor the wine by adding spices or aromatic essences.

“And they brought Him (Jesus) to the place Golgotha, which is translated, Place of a Skull. Then they gave Him wine mingled with myrrh to drink, but He did not take it.” – Mark 15:22–23

This Roman glass flask features a bulbous body, a wide neck, and flaring rim. It is made of yellowish-green glass. The base is wide, allowing for stability.

Height:3″ Inches / 8 CM.

Width:1.5″ Inches / 4 CM.

Antiquities from the land of the Bible are great investments and teaching tools. They bring the Bible to life in a tangible way, connecting the stories of the Bible with real artifacts that illuminate the text.

Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.

Shipped direct from Jerusalem.

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. 

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