A free-blown miniature jar of olive-green glass. It is decorated with thick threads of marbled red, blue, and white glass around the body in a zig-zag pattern and around the rim. There is little significant weathering.


  • Title: Jar
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 4th - 5th century
  • Location Created: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Physical Dimensions: 3.5 × 4.1 cm (1 3/8 × 1 5/8 in.)
  • Type: Jar
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Glass
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 2003.451
  • Culture: Byzantine
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Vessels (Containers)

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