Hexagonal jar with indented sides
3rd–4th century A.D.
Height x diameter: 5 x 4.5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, free-blown and tooled
Not On View
Bulbous body with flattened and indented sides; short neck; broad mouth with collar below the rim. Reddish-purple. Intact; some iridescence.
From East Mediterranean; by date unknown: with D. L. Noorian, N. Y.; purchased by MFA from D. L. Noorian, May 1897, for $ 120.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.233-97.238)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation