Oil flask (aryballos)
Greek, East Greek
Archaic or Classical Period
Late 6th–5th century B.C.
Height x diameter (max.): 6.6 x 5 cm (2 5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, core-formed with applied decoration
Not On View
Inward sloping rim disk; short, cylindrical neck; two opposing handles with knobbed tails from just below rim to shoulder; ovoid body; rounded base. Dark blue with trails of yellow and pale blue-green. Intact; areas of thick white incrustation.
By date unknown: Edward Austin Collection; gift of Edward Austin to MFA, August 19, 1876
Gift of Edward Austin