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Flat bottom; body tapering from broad base; gradual transition to tubular neck; small funnel mouth; handle from uper body to rim. Single coil around the lower part of the neck; coil around the mouth below the rim. Pale green. Intact.

Provenance

According to the MFA Register of Glass this is one of 43 pieces from the vicinity of Tyre in Phoenicia, brought to this country by Michel Farah and acquired by the MFA, January 3, 1893, for $ 800.00 (this amount is the total price for MFA 93.10-93.52)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Everett Fund

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

Dimensions

Height: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

93.10

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied handle and decoration

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels