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Jar with two handles

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Gloabular body; high, wide neck; rounded rim; two handles from shoulder, attached above mid-point of neck and again just below the rim. Pale greenish. Intact; areas of iridescence and white encrustation.

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, 4th–5th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height: 10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.197

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied handles and decoration

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels