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Nearly cylindrical body; rounded shoulder; short, tubular neck; wide mouth with collar below the rim.Pale green. Intact; some iridescence; areas of encrustation, especially on mouth and rim.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz Collection (according to MFA file card: from the Hauran); gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz to MFA, April 8, 1908

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz

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

Dimensions

Height: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.192

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels