Jar

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


Dimensions

Height: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.192

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Nearly cylindrical body; rounded shoulder; short, tubular neck; wide mouth with collar below the rim.Pale green. Intact; some iridescence; areas of encrustation, especially on mouth and rim.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz Collection (according to MFA file card: from the Hauran); gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz to MFA, April 8, 1908

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz