Golden Mummies : Vase

Golden Mummies

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Green, mouthblown glass vase with flat base and long narrow neck with rim.</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><p style='text-align: justify;'>Found with object 3339.a.</p>

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