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Ancient Art

Bell-Shaped Unguentarium

1st–2nd century A.D.

Pale green glass

14.3 × 4.01 cm (5 5/8 × 1 9/16 in.) neck diameter: 1.17 cm (7/16 in.) mouth diameter: 2.26 cm (7/8 in.)
Gift of Robert Lehman, B.A. 1913
1953.28.6
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. no. 54, Duveen Brothers no. 16

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 63–64, no. 155, ill.

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.