Glass cosmetic bottle



Accession Number
WK25
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Body adornment case
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Bottle, Unguentarium
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Glass
Measurements
Height: 43mm | Diameter: 26mm | Diameter (neck): 13mm | Thickness: 1mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A semi-translucent brown glass bottle or unguentarium. The vessel has a cylindrical neck, which is slightly wider at the rim than the shoulder, with a bulbous body and flattened base. Roman Period in date. Part of the Woking Collection, which arrived to the Egypt Centre on long-term loan from Woking College in 2012 (Engel 2020).

Bibliography

Engel, Dulcie (2020) The Woking Loan: a collection within a collection at the Egypt Centre. Available at: https://www.egypt.swan.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/WOKING-LOAN.pdf

Other Identity
E.15b (written on a rectangular white sticker on the base)
Previous Owner
Woking College
Acquisition
Long-term loan, Woking College (31 May 2012)
Last modified: 21 Feb 2021

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