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Bottle with flat projecting folded-in rim, long tapering neck, small round body. Greenish glass with purple iridescence.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st–3rd century A.D.

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

61.1425

Medium or Technique

Glass; free-blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels