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Small bottle with slender neck, flaring at top to slightly thickened rim, concave base. Colorless to very light yellow-green glass with swirly iridescence.

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 or Byzantine, Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, 3rd–4th century A.D. or later

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.1415

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels