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Second half of the 5th century B.C.
H : 6.20 cm – D : 7.1 cm
Vase complete and practically intact; limestone remains on the bottom. Multiple traces of irregular rubbing.
Vessels in the shape of dates, which look very realistic with the vertical grooves imitating the wrinkles of the dried fruit, are among the most famous and popular glass vases of the early Imperial period.
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