About this artwork
Glass vessels were one of the many kinds of objects that were made for pilgrims of different faiths who visited Jerusalem. This jug was probably used to store blessed oil or water.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- 501 CE–600 CE
- Glass, mold-blown technique
- 13.8 × 8.7 × 6.6 cm (5 3/8 × 3 3/8 × 2 5/8 in.)
- Gift of Theodore W. and Frances S. Robinson