Oil flask (aryballos)

Roman
Imperial Period
1st–2nd century A.D. or later


Place of Manufacture: Mediterranean (Eastern)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 60.

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.8227

Medium or Technique

Glass; free-blown with attached glass and bronze handles; wheel-cut lines around center of body

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Green, iridescent glass.

Condition: Piece intact except for tip of one end of bronze handle.

Provenance

By 1901: with A. Khayat, Boston; purchased by MFA from A. Khayat, November 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund