Miniature two-handled jar (amphoriskos)
2nd–1st century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Syro-Palestine
14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, core-formed with attached handles
Not On View
Dark green glass with red-brown and white threads and wave-pattern encircling body. Handles iridescent. Base-knob restored in gray sealing wax.
1930, gift of Nellie Parney Carter (b. 1857 - d. 1933), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 17, 1930)
M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Gift of Nellie Parney Carter