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Miniature two-handled jar (amphoriskos)

Greek
Hellenistic Period
2nd–1st century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Syro-Palestine

Dimensions

14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.396

Medium or Technique

Glass, core-formed with attached handles

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dark green glass with red-brown and white threads and wave-pattern encircling body. Handles iridescent. Base-knob restored in gray sealing wax.

Provenance

1930, gift of Nellie Parney Carter (b. 1857 - d. 1933), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 17, 1930)

Credit Line

M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter