Roman or Byzantine, Egyptian, Karanis (?)
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
about 4th–5th century A.D.
Height: 5.1 cm (2 in.) Diameter: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A shallow bowl with a wide outward-folded rim. The vessel stands on a low truncated foot. Similar vessels are attributed to manufacture in Egypt, probably Karanis.
Light yellowish green, bubbly glass. Intact.
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