Authentic Roman glass bottle with two handles preserved in tact 2nd Century A.D.
Very beautiful greenish gold color with great patina.
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.
Height: 5.5 inches.
Discovered in the Hebron area.
There came to him a woman having a bottle of perfume of great price, and she put the perfume on his head when he was seated at table. (Matthew 26:7)
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export.
Shipped 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.