Costmetic flask

Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .105 H.

Accession Number

93.25

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Balsamarium of greenish glass; applied wavy thread handles on either side. broad, flat base; one handle broken slightly at top.

Provenance

According to the MFA Register of Glass this is one of 43 pieces from the vicinity of Tyre in Phoenicia, brought to this country by Michel Farah and acquired by the MFA, January 3, 1893, for $ 800.00 (this amount is the total price for MFA 93.10-93.52)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Everett Fund