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Cylindrical bottle-jug with folded rim, inward bent flat handle and thick horizontal coil beneath lip. Thick green glass; eight incised lines around outer surface.


According to MFA Register of Glass this is one of a group of vessels (86.34-86.53) nearly all of which were purchased or found in Crete by W. J. Stillman; at date unknown: purchased from W. J. Stillman by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, March 17, 1886

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st–2nd century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Eastern Mediterranean


29 cm (11 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Free-blown glass with folded rim and attached handle


The Ancient World