Roman or Byzantine, Egyptian
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
about 4th–6th century A.D.


Height: 7.6 cm (3 in.) Diameter: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass, free-blown

Not On View


Europe, The Ancient World



A stemmed dish with a shallow bowl of bell-shaped contour and an outward-folded rim. Decoration of tool marks on the flaring foot. Similar vessels are attributed to manufacture in Egypt due to the characteristic tool mark decoration on the foot of these objects.

Olive green 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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt