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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.1859
Title
Bottle
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
4th century CE
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/54143
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pale green glass
Technique
Mold-blown glass
Dimensions
H. 10.8 x W. 5.5 cm (4 1/4 x 2 3/16 in.)
Provenance
Oric Bates, Groton, MA (by 1977), loan; to the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (by 1977), transfer; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1977.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Gift of Oric Bates
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.1859
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Bottle; possibly dip mold-blown, flat base, semi-octagonal body, sides with vertical ridges and less prominent diagonal, sharp shoulder, two-level mouth. Intact; minimal dirt accretions on base and exterior.
Subjects and Contexts

Roman Domestic Art

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