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Roman Green Ribbed Glass Cosmetic Container

Roman Green Ribbed Glass Cosmetic Container

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Glass: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1203186

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Roman Green Ribbed Glass Cosmetic Container #RGC02, Found in Bethlehem. ca 2nd - 3rd Century CE. Approximately 3" high with beautiful earthen encrustation and patina. In excellent condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv. According to the Torah (Old Testament), Rachel, the favorite wife of Jacob, was buried in Bethlehem. King David was born and raised there. According to the New Testament, Jesus was also born there and Christian tradition linked locations around the city to Jesus as early as the 2nd century C.E. The city as a whole is connected to the family of David.