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Bulbous body; short neck; folded rim. Transparent pale greenish. Repaired at base of neck; some iridescence.

Provenance

Early-mid-1960's: purchased by the present owner's grandmother while traveling abroad, probably in Israel; 2003: by descent to the present owner; November 18, 2009: anonymous gift to MFA

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Roman, Imperial Period, 3rd–4th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4961

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels