Ancient Art

Jar

4th–5th century A.D.

Free-blown glass, yellow with trailed threat decoration

8.6 × 6.6 cm (3 3/8 × 2 5/8 in.)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.398
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian(?)
Period: 
Roman-Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

said to have been found at Dirka in 1904, "in the interior of Hauran, Syria."

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 117, no. 311, ill.

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