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Parthian Glass

Ointment vase

PDC 23108

Ointment vase
Gilan Province. 3rd-7th century. Height 8.9 cm. Private collection, Tokyo.
A vase of thick green translucent glass, probably used to hold ointment. The same type of vessel has been found at Banbol in Pakistan.
 - Shinji Fukai, Persian Glass (New York: Weatherhill, 1977), plate no. 34
 - Photo by Bin Takahashi


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