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Ancient Art

Unguentarium

2nd century A.D.

Free-blown glass, medium bluish green

diameter of base: 6.4 × 5.2 cm (2 1/2 × 2 1/16 in.)
Exchange with the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, Kurcoglu excavation
1940.638
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian(?)
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

from the Chicago excavations at Kurcoglu, Syria. (Burned house)

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 67, 69, no. 172, ill.

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