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Ancient Art

Bottle

1st–2nd century A.D.

Free-blown glass, transparent pale green

13 × 6 cm (5 1/8 × 2 3/8 in.)
Exchange with the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, Kurcoglu excavation
1940.635
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian(?)
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

From the Chicago excavations at Kurcoglu, Syria. (Stone Burial)

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 30, no. 85, ill.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 292, no. 103, pl. 103.

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.