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Ancient Art

Candlestick unguentarium

2nd-3rd century A.D.

Pale green glass

10.1 x 3.2 cm (4 x 1 1/4 in.)
Gift of E. Francis Riggs, B.A. 1909, and T. Lawrason Riggs, B.A. 1910
Roman, Gaulish
Roman, 2nd-3rd century A.D.
Containers - Glass
Not on view

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 65, no. 164, ill.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 293, no. 105, pl. 105.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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