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Small jar with lid. Jar has long neck tapering to wide flaring mouth, low squat body. Rim rounded to hold lid. Lid plain (conical) with knob and thickened edge. iridescent blue-green glass. Top of knob broken. Body is 61.1456.1; lid is 61.1456.2


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 jar): 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.) Height (with lid): 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

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The Ancient World