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5th century B.C., 6th century B.C.
This blown glass bottle is transparent, but shows pale gray shades. The patina adds a beautiful polychromy ranging from gold to violet-blue, whose appearance depends on the light.
This object, whose shape recalls a chalice, was carved from a monolith of calcite.
A beautiful, small glass flask that imitates the shape of a date. The vertical grooves recall in a very realistic way the wrinkles of the dried fruit. The vessel is complete and intact.
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