Bottle

Roman
Roman Imperial Period–Byzantine (Coptic) Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 476


Findspot: Egypt, Behnesa

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.9 x 2.4 cm (2 5/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1851

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This bottle of thin transparent glass has a conical body with narrow, flat base and high shoulders. A thin neck terminates at the top with a thin flaring rim. The glass is somewhat discolored on the interior, and incrustations of light brown and and black adhere to both the interior and exterior.

Provenance

From Behnesa.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription