Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
Legacy dimension: .105 H.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Balsamarium of greenish glass; applied wavy thread handles on either side. broad, flat base; one handle broken slightly at top.
According to the MFA Register of Glass this is one of 43 pieces from the vicinity of Tyre in Phoenicia, brought to this country by Michel Farah and acquired by the MFA, January 3, 1893, for $ 800.00 (this amount is the total price for MFA 93.10-93.52)
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Everett Fund