Ancient Art

Patella Cup

1st century B.C.–A.D. 1st century

Cast glass, transparent emerald green

4.2 x 7.2 cm (1 5/8 x 2 13/16 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.26
Culture: 
Hellenistic or Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Hellenistic or Roman, 1st century B.C.-A.D. 1st century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

May be referred to in 1-5-1926 P. Jackson Higgs receipt.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 17, no. 47, ill.

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