Ancient Art

Lid from a Pyxis

1st century A.D.

Dark blue and white glass

2.2 cm H; 7 cm D (lip); 3.9 cm D of top
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.33
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean or Italian
Period: 
Roman (1st century A.D.)
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Moore Collection no. 776.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 34, no. 97, ill.

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