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Cup with the Raising of Lazarus

4th century A.D.

Free-blown glass with wheel-cut decoration, very pale green nearly colorles

11.2 x 11.8 cm (4 7/16 x 4 5/8 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.182
Culture: 
Roman, Western Empire, Rhineland, German, probably Cologne
Period: 
Roman-Byzantine (4th century A.D.)
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Found at Boulogne-sur-Mer; ex coll. Engel Gross; ex. coll. Fahim Kouchakji.

Bibliography: 

Fritz Fremersdorf, Die Denkmäler des römischen Köln (Cologne, Germany: Verlag Der Lowe, 1961), 187, fig. Pl. 267.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 96, no. 258, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 269, ill.

“Antiquities at the Hood,” Hood Museum of Art Quarterly 31 (Spring/Summer 2011): 10, 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.