Bottle

Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.762

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular body; uneven, nearly cylindrical neck; rounded rim. Uncertain color. Intact; heavy iridescence in wavy streaks.

Provenance

By date unknown: Miss M. Elizabeth Carter Collection; gift of Miss M. Elizabeth Carter, through Miss Nellie P. Carter, to MFA, August 15, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Miss M. Elizabeth Carter