Bottle

Roman
Imperial Period
3rd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4962

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown with cut decoration

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular body; cylindirical neck. Body decorated with clusters of lightly incised lines. Intact, except for broken-off rim; some iridescence.

Provenance

Early-mid-1960's: purchased by the present owner's grandmother while traveling abroad, probably in Israel; 2003: by descent to the present owner; November 18, 2009: anonymous gift to MFA

Credit Line

Anonymous gift