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Ancient Art

Jar

4th Century A.D.

Free-blown glass, purple

2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
Gift of Edward B. Greene, B. A. 1900
1930.47
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman-Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

See 1951.51.69 for radiating pattern; See 1930.469 for similar type III chevron design

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 113–14, no. 297, ill.

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