Bottle

Roman or Byzantine
Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
3rd–4th century A.D. or later


Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.1415

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small bottle with slender neck, flaring at top to slightly thickened rim, concave base. Colorless to very light yellow-green glass with swirly 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