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This is a tear bottle of heavy blue-green glass with a flat base. The sides of the body narrow to the bottom of the neck. The long, straight neck terminates in a pulled, disc-shaped rim.

Provenance

Said to be from Luxor. By 1894: with Mrs. Samuel D. Warren; given to the MFA by Mrs. Samuel D. Warren. (Accession Date: October 1, 1994)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren

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

Dimensions

Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

94.287

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels