Flask

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11.9 x 8.7 cm (4 11/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1920

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Delicate bluish white glass vase; decorative glass ring around neck.

Provenance

Said to be from Akhmim. 1903-1904: purchased for the MFA from Abd el-Mageed, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (04.1910-04.1921) for £6. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund