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Ancient Art

Hexagonal Bottle

4th–5th century A.D.

White and gold iridescent glass

2 1/8 in H.
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.158
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman-Byzantine
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. 2, p. 583, fig. 235.

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