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Ancient Art

Alabastron

6th–4th century B.C.

Core-formed glass, dark blue with yellow and pale blue glass decoration

9.1 × 3.4 cm (3 9/16 × 1 5/16 in.)
Diameter with handles: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.375
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Eastern Mediterranean or Egyptian
Period: 
Late Period, Dynasties (26–27)
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 9, no. 25, ill.

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.