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Bottle

Roman
Imperial Period
1st–2nd century A.D.


Place of Manufacture: Eastern Mediterranean

Dimensions

29 cm (11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.34

Medium or Technique

Free-blown glass with folded rim and attached handle

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cylindrical bottle-jug with folded rim, inward bent flat handle and thick horizontal coil beneath lip. Thick green glass; eight incised lines around outer surface.

Provenance

According to MFA Register of Glass this is one of a group of vessels (86.34-86.53) nearly all of which were purchased or found in Crete by W. J. Stillman; at date unknown: purchased from W. J. Stillman by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, March 17, 1886

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer