Palm Column flask Artist: Unknown

1400–1200 B.C.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Dura-Europos

Core-formed glass, blue


3 3/8 × 9/16 in. (8.5 × 1.5 cm)
base: 9/16 in. (1.5 cm)

Credit Line

Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore

Accession Number



New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18–19


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 records is ongoing.



Moore Collection no. 829; purchased from A. Khayat, New York, 1929; said to have been found at Luxor, Egypt, 1922.
  • Richard A. Grossmann, Ancient Glass: A Guide to the Yale Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2002), 7, fig. 4
  • Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 104, no. 55
  • Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 2–3, no. 1, ill
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flasks (bottles)

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