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Ancient Art

Palm Column flask

1400–1200 B.C.

Core-formed glass, blue

8.5 × 1.5 cm (3 3/8 × 9/16 in.)
base: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
On view
New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18–19
Containers - Glass

Moore Collection no. 829; purchased from A. Khayat, New York, 1929; said to have been found at Luxor, Egypt, 1922.


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.

Richard A. Grossmann, Ancient Glass: A Guide to the Yale Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2002), 7, fig. 4.

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.