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Ancient Art

Purple Glass Fragments

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 265

Glass

1934.599h: 3.18 × 3.18 × 2.54 cm (1 1/4 × 1 1/4 × 1 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1934.599
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (G: block N9 A2, H: block N7 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), 29, no. 119, (119) 1934.599d.

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