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Ancient Art

Alabastron

6th–4th century B.C.

Core-formed glass, dark bluish green with yellow and light blue decoration

10 × 2.6 cm (3 15/16 × 1 in.)
Diameter with handes: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.378
Status: 
Not 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. 24, ill.

Christie’s London, London, Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, sale cat. (July 6, 2016), 6, 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.