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Ancient Art

Amphoriskos

3rd–1st century B.C.

Core-formed glass, dark blue with yellow and pale blue decoration

15.3 × 5.5 cm (6 × 2 3/16 in.)
Diameter with handles: 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)
The Whiting Palestinian Collection
1912.935
Culture: 
Eastern Mediterranean, Palestinian
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 9–10, no. 27, ill.

Christie’s London, London, Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, sale cat. (July 6, 2016), 6, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.