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Miniature bottle (hydriskos)

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Deep sapphire with iridescent hues of green and plum. Ornamented in cream color designs and upper part of body fluted. Said to have been found in Egypt.

Provenance

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd–1st century B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.228

Medium or Technique

Glass, core-formed

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels