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Aryballos

late 1st–2nd century A.D.

Pale green glass with cast bronze handle

7.62 × 6.67 cm (3 × 2 5/8 in.)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.418
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Found by A. Khayat near Mount Carmel and sold in 1900; Mansfield Collection no. 92.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 32, no. 91, ill.

David Whitehouse, Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass, 1 (Corning, NY: The Corning Museum of Glass, 1997), vol. 1, p. 201.

Richard A. Grossmann, Ancient Glass: A Guide to the Yale Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2002), 11, right side, fig. 10.

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.