Ancient Art

Fragment of the Base of a Square Bottle

1st–3rd century A.D.

Mold-blown glass

B: 5.23 × 9.65 × 0.56 cm (2 1/16 × 3 13/16 × 1/4 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.551a-h
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Professor Christoph W. Clairmont, The Excavations at Dura-Europos, ed. Ann Perkins (New Haven, Conn: Dura-Europos Publications, 1963), 121, 123, 124–26, no. 600, 608, 618, 626, 630, 632, 633, 634, (a) no. 608, pl. 14 (b) no. 632 (c) no. 600, pl. 14 (d) no. 630, pl. 15 (e) no. 633 (f) no. 618, pl. 15 (g) no. 634 (h no. 626, pl. 15.

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