Bottle fragment

Possibly Byzantine (Coptic) Period
Possibly 1st–2nd century A.D.(?)


Height x width x depth: 8.3 x 6.1 x 2.4 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass or faience

Not On View


The Ancient World


Warfare, hunting, fishing

This is the lower portion of a bottle of light greenish glass or faience fashioned with a pattern of diamond-shaped indentations. The greater portion is coated with white with some traces of blue (glaze?). The neck has broken off. Surface treatments are quite worn.


Said to be from Luxor. By 1894: with Mrs. Samuel D. Warren; given to the MFA by Mrs. Samuel D. Warren. (Accession Date: October 1, 1994)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren