User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Bottle

Start collecting

This glass jar is made of slightly yellow glass. It has a globular body, flat base, and a wide neck without a rim. Compare to MFA AN 04.1907.

Provenance

Said to be from Abydos. 1903-1904: purchased for the MFA from Abd el-Mageed, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (04.1907-04.1909) for £3.10. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Early Byzantine (Coptic) Period, 4th–6th century A.D. or later

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1908

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels