Ancient Art

Glass Fragments with Designs

2nd–3rd century A.D.

Free-blown glass with painted gilding

2.86 × 3.84 cm (1 1/8 × 1 1/2 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1934.588
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Middle Imperial Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block N8 A2), 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), 34, no. 126, (126) 1934.588a pl. 20.

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