Ancient Art

Tumbler or Goblet

5th century A.D. (?)

Free-blown glass, transparent green with red and gold enamel decoration

11.8 × 7.6 cm (4 5/8 × 3 in.)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.397
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman-Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Found at Damascus; from Khayak - 1/10/1905; Formerly on loan 273.30

Bibliography: 

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 293, no. 106, pl. 106.

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