Golden Mummies : Bottle

Golden Mummies

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Mouth-blown glass bottle with indented sides, flat base, short neck, and small rim. Dark green glass bound around the inside, at shoulder.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Green or bluish glass is one of the most distinctive products of Roman Period Egypt, used most often to create thin-walled vessels such as these. A native Egyptian sodium compound called natron –otherwise used to purify and dehydrate the corpse in mummification – was an important element in producing Roman Period glass.</p>

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