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Head Flask

3rd–4th century A.D.

Transparent pale green glass

H. 22.5 cm w/o foot; max D. of body 9.5 cm; nose to central part, D. 7.5 cm
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.77
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean or Gaulish, German
Period: 
Roman (3rd–4th century A.D.)
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Fahim Kouchakji, 1938.
Mentioned in 7-25-1938 letter to Ada Small Moore.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 108–09, no. 283, ill.

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