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Bottle with vertical indentations

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This is a slender, tapered bottle of amber-colored glass. Its base comes to a rounded point with sides flaring up to high shoulders. A very slender, straight neck with a ring-shaped collar flares only slightly to an unworked rim. Unknown organic contents remain inside the vessel, held in place...

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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 or Early Byzantine (Coptic) Period, 3rd–4th century A.D.


Height x diameter: 12.6 x 4 cm (4 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown and tooled


The Ancient World