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Small globular vase with wide neck with less pronounced cut-out, thumb indents on body. Transparent light blue-green glass. iridescence; incrusted with dirt.

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, Imperial Period, about 3rd–4th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.) Diameter (of mouth): 6.0 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.1451

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels