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Ancient Art

Fragment of a Mold-Blown Hexagonal Bottle or Jug

late 6th–7th century A.D.

Glass

2 3/16 × 2 1/2 in. W. of base (5.5 × 6.3 cm)
The Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa
1929.734
Geography: 
Excavated in Gerasa, Jordan
Culture: 
Gerasa (Jordan)
Period: 
Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa (Church of St. Theodore, rooom 30), present-day Jordan, 1928–34; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.