Patella cup

Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
about 4th–5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.) Diameter: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.1486

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Patella cup with ovoid body, bracelet rim, conical foot. Olive green glass.

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