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Flask with spout (nursing bottle)

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Globular body with pointed spout attached to the side; short neck; funnel mouth. Spiral coil around mouth and rim. Pale green. Intact; areas of iridescence.

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Anonymous gift

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


Height: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with attached spout and applied decoration


The Ancient World