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Miniature two-handled jar (amphoriskos)

Dark green glass with red-brown and white threads and wave-pattern encircling body. Handles iridescent. Base-knob restored in gray sealing wax.

Provenance

By 1930: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, April 17, 1930

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd–1st century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Syro-Palestine

Accession Number

30.396

Medium or Technique

Glass, core-formed with attached handles

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels