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Historical Archive: Roman rock crystal objects
10 of the 12 preserved from a feminine grave assemblage near Arezzo

First century CE. Tallest vessel height 3.78 cm.
State Archaeological Museum Gaio Cilnio Mecenate, Arezzo


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10 of the 12 rock crystal objects
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6 vessels, oblique view
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6 vessels, 5 from side
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3 vessels with flaws in stone aligned
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3 vessels showing abrasion lines from production
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vessel
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vessel
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4 solid objects with fish from side
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4 solid objects with fish from above
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4 solid objects from side
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3 solid objects with flaws in stone aligned
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fish pierced for suspension, from side
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fish pierced for suspension, from side
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fish pierced for suspension, from above
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shell pendant
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shell pendant
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shell pendant
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shell pendant, from above: hole for lost metal fitting
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icosahedron
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icosahedron
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sphere
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sphere
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sphere