Amulet in the shale of miniature jug

Roman or Byzantine
Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
2nd to 5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.03 H.

Accession Number

30.387

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Iridescence of peacock, dark purple, amethyst and rose.

Provenance

1930, gift of Nellie Parney Carter (b. 1857 - d. 1933), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 17, 1930)

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter