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Pale green; almost entirely incrusted with brown; strap handle; coarse; large piece broken out of side. This unusual form with hemispherical body may have been a distinctive type of Asia Minor.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus no. 68. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Roman, Imperial Period, probably 2nd century A.D.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

11.4 x 9.2 cm (4 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.21

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels