Flask with spout (nursing bottle)

Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
4th–5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.925

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied spout and decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular body with pointed spout attached on one side; long, tubular neck; funnel mouth. Spiral thread around mouth. Pale green. Intact; some flaky iridescence and encrustation.

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter