This is the lower portion of a bottle of light greenish glass or faience fashioned with a pattern of diamond-shaped indentations. The greater portion is coated with white with some traces of blue (glaze?). The neck has broken off. Surface treatments are quite worn.
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)
Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren
Romano-Syrian(?), Possibly Byzantine (Coptic) Period, Possibly 1st–2nd century A.D.(?)
Height x width x depth: 8.3 x 6.1 x 2.4 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass or faience