Ancient Art

Flask with marvered threads

323 B.C.–31 B.C.

Glass

Large piece: H: 3.33 cm (1 5/16 in); W: 2.89 cm (1 1/8 in). Small piece: H: 2.73 cm (1 1/16 in); W: 2.70 cm (1 1/16 in).
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5999.437
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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