Jar

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


Dimensions

Height: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.) Diameter (of mouth): 7.0 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.1450

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small globular vase with wide neck cutting out at mid-point. Body marked by vertical ridges, slightly concave base. Colorless to slightly greenish glass with iridescence.

Provenance

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