Jug

Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period


Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

61.1445

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Trefoil-mouthed jug. Green glass with bluish cast due to iridescence. Very fine glass thread coiled all around neck and body.

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