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Glass Bottle

Place Discovered




L: 7 cm , D: 5 cm

Date Discovered

Green Glass Bottle, Dibba Al Hisn, Sharjah, 1st C. CE

Glass was an important export product of the Mediterranean Roman world from the middle of the first century BCE onwards. Large quantities reached the Oman peninsula. This specimen was discovered in a communal tomb at Dibba al-Hisn (Sharjah Emirate) on the East coast of the Oman peninsula, together with glass unguentaria, Indian ivory combs, a Roman intaglio– luxury products that illustrate the importance of Dibba as a trading port.

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