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Amphoriskos

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Globular shape; designs on body include rays on shoulder and bottom, wreath in the center. Pale purple glass with slight iridescence.

Provenance

Ex Khayat collection, sold by Doll & Richards, May 13-14, 1915.

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter

Roman, Late Republican or Imperial Period, Late 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 33.

Dimensions

6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.858

Medium or Technique

Mold blown glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels