Ancient Art

Cosmetic Flask

3rd–4th century A.D.

Pale green, nearly colorless glass

H: 10.4 cm.
Bequest of Florence Baiz Van Volkenburgh in memory of her husband Thomas Sedgwick Van Volkenburgh, B.A. 1866
1940.287
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman (3rd–4th 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), 119, 121, no. 319, ill.

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