Miniature bottle (amphoriskos)

Greek
Archaic or Classical Period
Late 6th–eary 4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.219

Medium or Technique

Glass, core-formed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dark, opaque blue with designs in light blue-green. One side pitted with holes.

Provenance

1930, gift of Nellie Parney Carter (b. 1857 - d. 1933), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 3, 1930)

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter