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Small rock glass jug

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Rock crystal. Altura, 12,7 cm.; diámetro boca, 3,9 cm. 1st century AD. Origin c/ Escalzo, tomb 25, Cádiz. Comments Small jug with ovoid shaped body, flat base, truncated biconical neck, shoulder with incipient rim and overlying edge. It has two handles which begin from the central part of the neck and rest on the shoulders. This is a unique element due to the material, rock crystal, which is used. It forms part of a rich funerary set of pieces made up of other pieces of the same material, in addition to\ insects, conches, bivalves, small jugs, pieces of amber, a dressing table mirror and\ a golden hairnet.

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