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Mold-Blown Hexagonal Bottle

Late 6th–Early 7th century A.D.

Brown glass

H: 9 cm
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.154
Culture: 
Near Eastern, Palestinian, Jerusalem
Period: 
Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Moore Collection no. 683.

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. 2, p. 509, fig. 216.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 131–2, no. 351, 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.