Early Byzantine (Coptic) Period(?)
4th–5th century A.D. or later
Findspot: Egypt, Akhmim
Height x width: 8.1 x 3 cm (3 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Purplish-gray small vase-shaped bottle with many air bubbles trapped in glass. This bottle may have served as a perfume bottle or unguent container.
From Akhmim, excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Lythgoe purchase.
Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe
Emily Esther Sears Fund