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Concave base; squat, globular body with pattern of small oval depressions; cylindrical neck with several grooves. Translucent brown. Intact; some areas of whitish iridescence.


By date unknown: Charles Bain Hoyt Collection (according to his associate Burdon-Muller, the Hoyt "Greek & Roman glass and lead-glazed vases were all purchased from Kelekian and Kouchakji in New York"; bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to MFA, May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt

Roman or Byzantine, Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, 4th–5th century A.D.


Height x diameter (max.): 11.6 x 11.6 cm (4 9/16 x 4 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glass, mold-blown

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The Ancient World