Hexagonal Jug with Dionysiac Symbols
1st century A.D.
Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 31.
10.2 cm (4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mold blown glass
Not On View
Pale greenish glass with blue handle. Ornamented with Dionysiac symbols in relief. Entirely incrusted with pearl iridescence.
By 1931: Anonymous Private Collection (said to have been found near Tyre, Syria); Anonymous gift to MFA, March 5, 1931
M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter