Jar with two handles

Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
4th–5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.197

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied handles and decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Gloabular body; high, wide neck; rounded rim; two handles from shoulder, attached above mid-point of neck and again just below the rim. Pale greenish. Intact; areas of iridescence and white encrustation.

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