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Bottle

Bottle with flaring mouth, long slender neck constricted at base, globular body. Greenish glass with heavy blue and lighter white threads wound around the neck.

Provenance

From a collection formed in Egypt in the early 20th century, probably by Reginald Godfrey Peckitt, Esq, formerly of the Egyptian State Railways; by 1961: Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt Collection, 1826 24th Street, N.W., Washington 8, D.C.; gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt to MFA, December 13, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Roman, Imperial Period,

Dimensions

Height: 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

61.1431

Medium or Technique

Glass; free blown with trailed decoration

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels