Pitcher

Egyptian
Roman Imperial or Early Byzantine (Coptic) Perio
3rd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 14.2 x 9.8 cm (5 9/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1909

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with attached handle

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

Said to be from Abydos. 1903-1904: purchased for the MFA from Abd el-Mageed, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (04.1907-04.1909) for £3.10. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund