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Square Jug

2nd–3rd century A.D.

Free-blown glass with a mold-blown base, green

22.6 × 8.8 × 5.3 cm (8 7/8 × 3 7/16 × 2 1/16 in.) diameter of mouth
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.412
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian(?)
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Said to have been found near Taffa (probably Tafas); with Khayat, 1900; Mansfield Collection no. 63.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 32–33, no. 94, ill.

Richard A. Grossmann, Ancient Glass: A Guide to the Yale Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2002), 22, fig. 22, 22a.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.