Square Jug with a Stylite Saint Artist: Unknown

5th–7th century A.D.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Dura-Europos

Mold-blown glass, light green


6 1/16 × 2 11/16 × 1 3/4 × 1 3/8 in. (15.5 × 6.9 × 4.5 × 3.5 cm)

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Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore

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Late Roman or Early Byzantine


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Moore Collection no. 776.
Kouchakji Freres 4-11-1923 receipt ("Apotheosis Flask").
  • Helen C. Evans and Brandi Ratliff, Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, 7th–9th Century, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012), 95, no. 62C
  • Natalie Boymel Kampen, Elizabeth Marlowe, and Rebecca M Molholt, What is a Man? Changing Images of Masculinity in Late Antique Art, exh. cat. (Portland, Ore.: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, 2002), 69–71, no. 36, pl. 36, ill
  • Richard A. Grossmann, Ancient Glass: A Guide to the Yale Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2002), 37, fig. 38
  • Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 132–33, no. 353
  • 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, pp. 483–84, pls. 121–22, fig. 200
  • Henry Beauchamp Walters, Catalogue of the Roman Pottery in the Department of Antiquities, British Museum, exh. cat. (London: British Museum, 1908),
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