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Ancient Art

Large Jar

3rd century A.D.

Free-blown glass, blue

4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.440
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

M. C. Borden sale, 1913; said to have been found in France; Mansfield Collection no. 216.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 115, no. 301.

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.