Lentoid flask

Roman
Imperial Period


Dimensions

Height: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.1436

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

“Pilgrim flask.” Green glass with blue handles and blue coils where tops of handles join neck and just below mouth. Heavy iridescence. Body swirled.

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