Pitcher

Egyptian
Islamic
Probably 8th–11th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1918

Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown with applied handle and decoration

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pitcher, olive green, cracked.

Provenance

Said to be from Akhmim. 1903-1904: purchased for the MFA from Abd el-Mageed, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (04.1910-04.1921) for £6. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund