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Ancient Art

Two Handled Footed Flask

4th–5th century A.D.

Transparent blue green glass with trailed thread decoration

H: 12.4 cm.
Bequest of Florence Baiz Van Volkenburgh in memory of her husband Thomas Sedgwick Van Volkenburgh, B.A. 1866
1940.286
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian
Period: 
Roman-Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 86, no. 233, ill.

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