Drop-shaped Bottle

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
3rd–5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12.5 x 3.2 cm (4 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

94.286

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This tear-drop shaped bottle of thick dark green glass has a long, straight neck with pulled rim and a depressed constriction point where the neck meets the body.

Provenance

Said to be from Luxor. By 1894: with Mrs. Samuel D. Warren; given to the MFA by Mrs. Samuel D. Warren. (Accession Date: October 1, 1994)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren