Miniature bottle (hydriskos)

Greek
Hellenistic Period
2nd–1st century B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.228

Medium or Technique

Glass, core-formed

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Deep sapphire with iridescent hues of green and plum. Ornamented in cream color designs and upper part of body fluted. Said to have been found in Egypt.

Provenance

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift