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Ancient Art
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Inscribed Cup

1st century A.D.

Mold-blown glass, transparent yellowish green

7.8 × 7.2 cm (3 1/16 × 2 13/16 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.67
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian (?)
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Said to have been found at Homs, Syria; Khayat, 1922.
Described in 2-6-1922 Khayat receipt.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 54, no. 135, ill.

Richard A. Grossmann, Ancient Glass: A Guide to the Yale Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2002), 32, fig. 32.

Galerie Günter Puhze, Freiburg, Germany, Kunst der Antike Ancient Art, sale cat. (2013), 59.

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. 273, pl. 60c.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.