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Ancient Art

Bottle with Plants, Strigils, and Other Motifs

1st century A.D.

Mold-blown glass, transparent colorless

10.4 × 5.2 cm (4 1/8 × 2 1/16 in.)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.423
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian (?)
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Khayat, 1921.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 45–46, no. 120, ill.

E Marianne Stern, Roman Mold-Blown Glass (Toledo: Toledo Museum of Art, 1995), 148.

Axel von Saldern, Antikes Glas (Munich: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2004), 258, note 28, 30.

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.