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Ancient Art

Amphoriskos Fragment

ca. 1400–1350 B.C.

Core-formed glass, dark blue

3.3 × 5 cm (1 5/16 × 1 15/16 in.)
Anonymous gift
1937.181
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Dynasty 18
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Mrs. R. Berens, sale Sotheby's, July 1923.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 2–3, no. 3, ill.

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 105, no. 57B, ill.

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