Ancient Art

Small Footed Beaker

4th–6th century A.D.

Glass

present H. 7.7 cm
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.170
Culture: 
Near Eastern, Palestinian
Period: 
Roman-Byzantine fragments worked in modern times
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Moore Collection no. 662.

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. 426, pl. 93.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 144–5, no. A19, Appendix, ill.

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