Ointment Jar From Pompeii

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Liana Miate
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Alabaster ointment jar from Pompeii. 1st century CE. Soprintendenza Archeologica di Pompei, (National Martime Museum, Sydney Australia).

Alabaster was used frequently for ointment vessels as the stone preserved the contents.

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Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

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