Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Byzantine Period
about 4th century A.D.
Height: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Small “sprinkler” bottle with flaring mouth with folded-in rim, base of neck cut-in, globular body, concave base. Green iridescent glass.
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
Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt