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Patella cup with lid

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Patella cup with lid. Flaring bell-shaped body with bracelet rim. Greenish (to blue on inside bottom) glass, iridescent. Lid conical in two degrees. Colorless glass with red-gold iridescence. Body is 61.1454.1; lid is 61.1454.2


From a collection formed in Egypt in the early 20th century, probably by Reginald Godfrey Peckitt, Esq, formerly of the Egyptian State Railways; by 1961: Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt Collection, 1826 24th Street, N.W., Washington 8, D.C.; gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt to MFA, December 13, 1961

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Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Roman, Imperial Period,


Height (of cup): 5.1 cm (2 in.) Height (with lid): 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.) Diamter (of cup at mouth): 7.6 cm (3 in.)

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The Ancient World