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Jug with Christian Symbols

5th–7th century A.D.

Mold-blown glass, pale green with brown streaks

19.5 × 7.9 × 6.4 cm (7 11/16 × 3 1/8 × 2 1/2 in.)
Mouth diameter: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian
Containers - Glass

Moore Collection no. 812.


Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 134–5, no. 357.

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. 474, pl. 119, fig. 198.

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