Bottle with pinched decoration

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

61.1420

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown and tooled

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Spherical body with a series of horizontal pinched protrusions just above middle; short neck; folded-in rim. Pale blue-green. Intact; some 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