Late Classical or Hellenistic Period
4th–1st century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: probably Crete
Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 09.
3.5 x 6.9 cm (1 3/8 x 2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, cast or wheel-made
Not On View
Type C pyxis. Fine iridescence of gold, violet, etc.; bright green in general color; perfect condition. Lid missing.
Date unknown: according to MFA Register of Glass: purchased by W. J. Stillman in Crete; gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, December 1, 1881
Gift of Henry P. Kidder