Unguent jars

1st century A.D.
Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompei
Inv.11903, 12407b, 5839a, 5839c

Unguent jars were used to hold perfumes or medicinal substances. In general, the "phial" type contained medications, some of them made with wine and its derivates.