Ancient Art

Patella Cup

1st century B.C.–A.D. 1st century

Cast glass, opaque white

4.2 x 8.1 cm (1 5/8 x 3 3/16 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.24
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Hellenistic or Roman, 1st century B.C.-A.D. 1st century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 17, no. 45, ill.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 296, no. 111, pl. 111.

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