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Parthian Glass

Ointment vial

PDC 23111

Ointment vial
Gilan Province. 1st-3rd century. Height 11.8 cm., diameter at lip 3.9 cm. Collection of Okayama Gakuen, Okayama.
A vial of pale green translucent glass, with fluting on the body and rim section; the fluting on the rim is twisted slightly.
 - Shinji Fukai, Persian Glass (New York: Weatherhill, 1977), plate no. 37
 - Photo by Bin Takahashi


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