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Ancient Art

Jar

4th–5th century A.D.

Free-blown glass, greenish tinted

3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.456
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian
Period: 
Roman-Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

said to be from a tomb on Mount Carmel; George F. Laimne, 1900; Mansfield Collection no. 77.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 115–16, no. 303, ill.

Axel von Saldern, Antikes Glas (Munich: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2004), 344, note 3.

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.