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Ancient Art

Fragmentary Stylite Jug

5th–7th century A.D.

Mold-blown glass

6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection; From near Nazareth, Palestine.; Prov.: bought from A. Khayat ($225.) 1926, mansfield No. 245; Formerly on loan 347.30
1930.400
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian(?)
Period: 
Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

said to be from near Nazareth, Palestine; Khayat, 1926; Mansfield Collection no. 245.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 134, no. 356.

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