Bottle

Roman
Imperial Period
1st–3rd century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.1428

Medium or Technique

Glass; free-blown

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Very small bottle, flaring mouth, long neck, small round body, with extra swelling at juncture of body and neck. Light 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