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Globular body; uneven, nearly cylindrical neck; rounded rim. Uncertain color. Intact; heavy iridescence in wavy streaks.

Provenance

By date unknown: Miss M. Elizabeth Carter Collection; gift of Miss M. Elizabeth Carter, through Miss Nellie P. Carter, to MFA, August 15, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Miss M. Elizabeth Carter

Roman or Byzantine, Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, 4th–6th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.762

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels