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Two-handled bottle

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Strong green; almost entirely incrusted with brown; very slight iridescence; strap handles; clumsy and heavy.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus no. 100. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

7.3 x 5.7 cm (2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.20

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels