Core Formed Vase (122)

Core Formed Vase
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About 1400–1300 B.C.
H: 10.7 cm, Shoulder Diam: 5 cm

Ancient glassmakers discovered a technique called core forming. A core was formed from dung and clay, then dried. The core was covered with glass. After cooling, the core was scraped out. The bottles were used for perfume and cosmetics.