Hexagonal Jug with Dionysiac Symbols
1st century A.D.
Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 31.
10.2 cm (4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mold blown glass
Not On View
Pale greenish glass with blue handle. Ornamented with Dionysiac symbols in relief. Entirely incrusted with pearl iridescence.
Said to have been found near Tyre, Syria. 1931, gift of Nellie Parney Carner (b. 1857 - d. 1933), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 5, 1931)
M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter