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This small bottle is fashioned of green glass with small black inclusions. It has a round base with globular body. The mid-section is constrictued. The upper portion is lotiform with a pulled, squared rim.

Provenance

From Quantarah. 1887: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date:June 1, 1887))

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Roman, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–A.D. 364

Findspot

Quantarah, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.3 x 3.1 cm (2 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

87.770

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels