2nd–3rd century A.D.
Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 51.
Height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, free-blown and tooled
Not On View
Thin, light green glass with slight iridescence. Square shape with elongated elliptical indentation on each side. Concave base. Flaring rim.
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription