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Jar

Unknown4th - 5th century

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

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.

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Details

  • Title: Jar
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 4th - 5th century
  • Location Created: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Physical Dimensions: 3.5 x 4.1 cm (1 3/8 x 1 5/8 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Glass
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Object Type: Jar
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 2003.451
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Antiquities
  • Culture: Byzantine
  • Classification: Vessels

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