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Jug

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


Dimensions

8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.18

Medium or Technique

Blown glass with attached coil and handle

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Greenish glass with same color coil wound around base of neck and near top. Intact.

Provenance

According to the MFA Register of Glass this is one of 43 pieces from the vicinity of Tyre in Phoenicia, brought to this country by Michel Farah and acquired by the MFA, January 3, 1893, for $ 800.00 (this amount is the total price for MFA 93.10-93.52)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Everett Fund