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Ancient Roman Glass
size 47x 17x 10 mm
Glass vessels were invented around 50 BC from core forming, casting, and cutting.
In 63 BC the Romans conquered Syro-Palestine area and bought glass making to Rome.
The sands used to manufacture ancient glass contained manganese and iron ore impurities which over centuries gives unique colours.
The sands also contained sulphurs and glass blowers added minerals to colour enhance these glass vessels.
They added red by mixing copper, and lead
Gandhara is an ancient province invaded by rome in 326 BC,today this area is know as the Kyber pass and has good selection of roman glass but most are broken and rare pieces intact sell for thousands of dollars.
This pieces of glass was hand picked from large container and has striking colour patterns.
The platina,similar to white potch can be taken off with paper sticky tape to expose full colours.
The glass came from the kyber pass area of ancient towns ,Heart,mazar-e-sharip,Farah,kandahad.
This was a supply route around 200-300 bc
Glass sourced from supplier ancient coins from our sister site
opal lovers can appreciate the rare colours of this glass which was hand picked from container for its colour and brightness and has been lying in earth for thes ecenturies and idea to make creative jewelelry
This article comes with a certificate of authenticity. Very well packed in a small separate hard plastic box. The seller has made the follow up with me till the arrival. Good article and Great service. Thank you.ANCIENT ROMAN ARTIFACT BRONZE TOOL 100-200 AD OPAC1601
This article comes with a certificate of authenticity. Very well packed in a small separate hard plastic box. The Artifact looks actually better than in the pictures. The seller has made the follow up with me till the arrival. Good article and Great serviEgyptian Faience Artifact AMULET OF POTIAKOS 600BC OP 1830
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