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Roman Lacrimarium
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Roman Lacrimarium

$200 $250

Dimensions W: 0"  |  D: 1.0"  |  H: 4.0"
Age antique
Model YNE312
Description
  • 2nd - 4th Century
  • Such lacrimarium bottles were found in Roman and late Greek tombs
  • Supposed to have been bottles into which mourners dropped their tears.
  • Lacrimariums contained unguents or perfumes
  • Finding of so many of these lacrimarium bottles in tombs is due to the use of unguents at funeral ceremonies.