Late Roman Imperial or Early Byzantine (Coptic)
5th–6th century A.D.
Diameter: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, free-blown and engraved
Not On View
A glass bowl with a thick hollow and outward-folded rim. The object stands on a truncated thick base. It is decorated with a band of engraved circles below the rim. Similar vessels are attributed to manufacture in late Roman- Early Byzantine Egypt.
Pale olive green. Intact
By 1913: Purchased of Service des Antiquites by the MFA.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition