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Dark green glass; iridescent; quite thick. From Crete.

Provenance

According to MFA Register of Glass this is one of a group of vessels (86.34-86.53) nearly all of which were purchased or found in Crete by W. J. Stillman; at date unknown: purchased from W. J. Stillman by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, March 17, 1886

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Roman, Imperial Period, about 1st–2nd century A.D.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .13 H.

Accession Number

86.37

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels