Vase

Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
4th–6th century A.D. or later


Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

61.1438

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tiny vase or “thimble cup.” Blue glass with slight iridescence.

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