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Ancient Art

Cylindrical bottle

3rd–4th century A.D.

Glass, blue nearly colorless

H. 13 cm., diam. 6 cm.
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.433
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian(?)
Period: 
Roman-Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

acquired from A. D. Vorce in 1898; Mansfield Collection no. 32.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 82–3, no. 221, ill.

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