Alabastron Maker: Unknown

6th–4th century B.C.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Dura-Europos

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


3 15/16 × 1 in. (10 × 2.6 cm)
Diameter with handes: 1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm)

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The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection

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Late Period, Dynasties (26–27?)


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 records is ongoing.

  • Christie's London, London, Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, sale cat. (July 6, 2016), 6, no. 201, ill
  • Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 9, no. 24, ill
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