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Ancient Art

Glass Flask

3rd–4th century A.D.

Free-blown glass, pale green

8 11/16 × 3 13/16 in. (22.1 × 9.7 cm)
H. 22.1 cm (8 3/4 in)
max D. (at handles) 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in)
max D. (body) 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in)
Gift of Stephen V. Kobasa, M.Div. 1972, in memory of Ella Wakeman Calhoun, M.D. 1921
1986.80.2
Culture: 
Near Eastern, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Collection of Stephen V. Kobasa; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1986.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 106.

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