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Ancient Art

Bottle

3rd–4th century A.D. or later

Free-blown glass with pinched rib decoration, deep purple

9.6 × 5.74 cm (3 3/4 × 2 1/4 in.) Neck diameter: 2.36 cm (15/16 in.) Mouth diameter: 5.41 cm (2 1/8 in.)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.438
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian(?)
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

de Morgan sale, 1901; Mansfield Collection. no. 121.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 84–5, no. 229, ill.

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.