Ancient Art

Unguentarium

2nd–3rd century A.D.

Pale green, iridescent glass

H. 8.5 cm. Diam. body 4.5 cm.
Bequest of Florence Baiz Van Volkenburgh in memory of her husband Thomas Sedgwick Van Volkenburgh, B.A. 1866
1940.276
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian
Period: 
Roman, 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 66–7, no. 167, ill.

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