Ancient Art

Balsamarium (quadruple cosmetic tube)

4th–5th century A.D.

Glass

H: 17.7 cm.
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.385
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian(?)
Period: 
Roman-Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 120–21, no. 327, ill.

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