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Jar with zigzag handles

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Flat base; globular body with indented sides. Zigzag trail from shoulder to rim forming an 'openwork cage'. Uncertain color. Intact; areas of iridescence.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz Collection (according to MFA file card: from Syria); gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz to MFA, December 12, 1907

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz

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

Place of Manufacture

Syria

Dimensions

Height: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.872

Medium or Technique

Glass, free blown with applied decoration

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels