Fusiform toilet bottle (unguentarium)
3rd–4th century A.D.
Length: 33 cm (13 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Narrow tubular body with small bulge in the middle; bulb at the base. Uncertain color. Intact; heavily iridescent.
According to the MFA Register of Glass this is one of 2 pieces from the vicinity of Tyre in Phoenicia, brought to this country by Michel Farah and purchased by the MFA, April 1, 1893, for $ 6.00 (this amount is the total price for 93.134-93.135)