Double head-shaped (janiform) bottle

Roman
Imperial Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Place of Manufacture: Near East or Southern Europe

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 37.

Dimensions

Height: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1431

Medium or Technique

Glass, mold-blown

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body comprised by janiform (female?) heads with knobby hair, round cheeks, large eyes; cylindrical neck; horizontal rim, distorted

Provenance

By date unknown: Frederick L. Jack Collection; gift of Frederick L. Jack to MFA, April 18, 1935

Credit Line

Gift of Frederick L. Jack