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Ancient glass beaker

Description: Glass making was first documented in Egypt around 1500 B.C. and the technique of blowing glass was created during the 1st Century B.C. During the Roman Empire many forms of glass were created, usually as vases and various sized bottles to hold wine, oil, and other liquids, like this glass beaker created A.D. 100-300.
Collection: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Copyright: This file is licensed under a CC BY-SA 3.0 license by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
Subjects: Rome (Italy)
Rome (Italy) -- History
Rome -- History
Beakers (Tableware)

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