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Molded head-flask

3rd–4th century A.D.


19 × 10.1 × 7.1 × 4.7 cm (7 1/2 × 4 × 2 13/16 × 1 7/8 in.)
other (Maximum Diameter): 10.1 cm(4 in.)
other (Diameter of Base): 7.1 cm(2 13/16 in.)
other (Diameter of Lip): 4.7 cm(1 7/8 in.)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
Roman, Tunisian
Roman (3rd–4th century A.D.)
Containers - Ceramics

From Sbeitla, Tunisia


“Acquisitions 1980,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 2 (Winter 1982): 74.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 332, no. 167, pl. 167.

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