Jar

Roman
Imperial Period
2nd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H.: 2 1/2 in. (0.0635 m.) W.: 2 1/8 in. (0.054 m.)

Accession Number

59.1065

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Freeblown of clear purple. Globular body with concave base. Unconstricted neck, rim flared and inturned. Slight iridescence.

Probably from Syria.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Henry Lyman Collection; gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman to MFA, December 30, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman