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Ancient Art

Bottle

1st–2nd century A.D.

Free-blown glass, pale bluish

5.8 × 4.5 cm (2 5/16 × 1 3/4 in.)
Diameter of Mouth: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)
The Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa
1935.320
Geography: 
Excavated in Gerasa, Jordan
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Gerasa (Jordan)
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa (Area west of Church of St. Theodore, room A22), present-day Jordan, 1928–34; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

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), 245, no. 12, pl. 12.

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