Bottle

Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Byzantine Period
about 4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

61.1434

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small “sprinkler” bottle with flaring mouth with folded-in rim, base of neck cut-in, globular body, concave base. Green iridescent glass.

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