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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.


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

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Gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz

Roman or Byzantine, Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period, 4th–5th century A.D.


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

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Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied handles and decoration


The Ancient World