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Ancient Art

Bottle in form of Monkey

2nd–3rd century A.D.

Mold-blown glass, blue

1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.82
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Bibliography: 

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. 332.

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