Amphora

Roman
Imperial Period


Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

61.1449

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Amphora with long rounded body ending in a knob. Thin strap handles. Green 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