Ancient Art

Core-Formed Amphoriskos

6th–4th century B.C.

Opaque turquoise sandcore glass

H. 8.4 cm
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.3
Culture: 
Eastern Mediterranean or Egyptian(?)
Period: 
Late Period (ca. 664–332 B.C.)
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Susan H. Auth, Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum: From the Eugene Schaefer Collection of Antiquities (Newark, N.J.: Newark Museum, 1976), 35, no. 21.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 7, no. 16, ill.

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