Glass aryballos (oil bottle)
- 1st–3rd century A.D.
- Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
- Glass; blown
- H.: 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
- Accession Number:
Translucent pale green; handles in same color.
Collared rim folded out, down, round, and up, and flattened on top, with projecting outer flange; short cylindrical neck; globular body; rounded bottom; two small handles applied to top of body in round pads, drawn up, and trailed on to neck and underside of rim.
Intact; some bubbles and a few black impurities, with pitted and scratched surface on bottom; one patch of pitting on body, and faint iridescent weathering.