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Octagonal bottle

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Octagonal; brownish white, tall shouldered, flaring neck.

Provenance

From Akhmim, excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Islamic, Abbasid Period, Probably 9th–10th century A.D.

Findspot

Akhmim, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.7 x 3 cm (4 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1925

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown and cut

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels