Ancient Art

Amphoriskos

2nd century B.C.

Core-formed glass, dark blue with red and pale blue decoration

4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.411
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Said to have been from Tyre; with A. Khayat, 1909.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 10, no. 30, ill.

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