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Ancient Art

Unguent Flask

3rd–5th century A.D.

Free-blown glass with trailed decoration, transparent greenish-yellow

12.2 × 3.8 cm (4 13/16 × 1 1/2 in.)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.415
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian (?)
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

With A. Khayat, 1908; Mansfield Collection no. 174.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 123, no. 331, ill.

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