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Slightly concave base; bulbous body; short neck, opening into funnel mouth. Pale greenish-yellow. Intact; areas of iridescence and enamel-like weathering.

Provenance

From a collection formed in Egypt in the early 20th century, probably by Reginald Godfrey Peckitt, Esq, formerly of the Egyptian State Railways; by 1961: Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt Collection, 1826 24th Street, N.W., Washington 8, D.C.; gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt to MFA, December 13, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Roman or Byzantine, Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, 3rd–5th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.1413

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels