Bottle Artist: Unknown

5th–6th century A.D.

Ancient Art

Not on view
Medium

Free-blown glass, pale bluish green

Dimensions

4 1/2 × 6 in. (11.4 × 15.2 cm)
Diameter of rim: 1 3/16 in. (3 cm)

Credit Line

The Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa

Accession Number

1929.729

Period

Late Roman-Early Byzantine

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Excavated by the Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa (Church of St. Theodore), present-day Jordan, 1928–34; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Gerasa: City of the Decapolis, ed. Carl H. Kraeling (New Haven, Conn.: American Schools of Oriental Research, 1938), 540, no. 12, 86 (423), pl. 150, a
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Object/Work type

bottles

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