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Miniature two-handled jar (amphoriskos)

Amphoriskos. Fluted, with zig-zag pattern of dark blue, turquoise, and yellow glass.


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

Greek, Archaic or Classical Period, 5th century B.C.


Height: 7.0 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass, core-formed


The Ancient World