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Small bottle with outsplayed mouth, short neck, cylindrical body. Light greenish glass with iridescence.

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, Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period,

Dimensions

Height: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.1418

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels