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Flask with spout (nursing bottle)

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Globular body with pointed spout attached on one side; long, tubular neck; funnel mouth. Spiral thread around mouth. Pale green. Intact; some flaky iridescence and encrustation.

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter

Roman or Byzantine, Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, 4th–5th century A.D.


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

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Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied spout and decoration


The Ancient World