Jar lid

Roman
Imperial Period


Dimensions

Height (of jar): 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.) Height (with lid): 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.1456.2

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small jar with lid. Jar has long neck tapering to wide flaring mouth, low squat body. Rim rounded to hold lid. Lid plain (conical) with knob and thickened edge. iridescent blue-green glass. Top of knob broken.
Body is 61.1456.1; lid is 61.1456.2

Provenance

From a collection formed in Egypt in the early 20th century, probably by Reginald Godfrey Peckitt, Esq, formerly of the Egyptian State Railways; by 1961: Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt Collection, 1826 24th Street, N.W., Washington 8, D.C.; gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt to MFA, December 13, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt