phial; test-tube unguentariumAccession number: 2362
Production date: Roman; mid 1st-early 3rd century
Measurements: H 94 mm; DM (rim) 19 mm; DM (neck) 12 mm; DM (body) 24 mm
Museum Section: Roman
Summary: Colour: natural blue. Moderate quality glass with frequent very small bubbles but few impurities. Slight weathering, internally and externally. Parts present: complete (rim, neck, body, base), except for small section of rim (possibly re-ground in antiquity). Isings form 8. Plain everted rim, fire-rounded. Slight constriction at base of neck. Slightly flattened base, slightly rough from ground-out pontil scar.
Location: Not currently on display. For information contact the Museum.