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Ancient Art

Miniature jar

3rd–5th century A.D.

Green glass

H. 3 cm.
diam mouth 3.4 cm.
Bequest of Florence Baiz van Volkenburgh in memory of her husband Thomas Sedgwick van Volkenburgh, B.A. 1866
1940.280
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian(?)
Period: 
Roman-Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Florence Baiz van Volkenburgh (died 1940), New York, NY; bequest in 1940 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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