Honeycomb Beaker Artist: Unknown

4th century A.D.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Dura-Europos


Cast and free-blown glass, transparent yellow green


11.7 × 12.1 cm (4 5/8 × 4 3/4 in.) diameter of mouth

Credit Line

Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore

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said to have been found between Tyre and Sidon; Fahim Kouchakji, 1925; Moore Collection no. 814.
Descroned in 11-6-1925 Kouchakji receipt.

  • Axel von Saldern, Antikes Glas (Munich: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2004), 317, 318, note 18; note 31.
  • Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 109–10, no. 284, ill.
  • Gustavus A. Eisen, Glass: Its Origin, History, Chronology, Technic and Classification to the Sixteenth Century, 2 vols. (New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1927), vol. 1, p. 319, pl. 72b.

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Object/Work type

beakers (drinking vessels)

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