Jar

Roman
Imperial Period
3rd–4th century A.D.


Dimensions

5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.759

Medium or Technique

Glass, free blown with applied decoration

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Vase with globular feet. Clear glass, slightly iridescent. Overlaid decoration in pale plum color.

Provenance

Said to have been found near Aleppo, Syria. 1930, gift of Nellie Parney Carner (b. 1857 - d. 1933), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 4, 1930)

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter