Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
about 4th century A.D.
Legacy dimension: .14 H.
Medium or Technique
Glass, free-blown with applied handle and decoration
Not On View
Greenish in color; intact except for small piece; large handle. From Vicinity of Tyre.
According to the MFA Register of Glass this is one of 43 pieces from the vicinity of Tyre in Phoenicia, brought to this country by Michel Farah and acquired by the MFA, January 3, 1893, for $ 800.00 (this amount is the total price for MFA 93.10-93.52)
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Everett Fund