Octagonal bottle

Islamic
Abbasid Period
Probably 9th–10th century A.D.


Findspot: Egypt, Akhmim

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.7 x 3 cm (4 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1925

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown and cut

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Octagonal; brownish white, tall shouldered, flaring neck.

Provenance

From Akhmim, excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund