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Ancient Art

Ovoid Jar.

ca. 1st–2nd century A.D.

Terracotta

13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.) other (Diameter of Rim): 6.2 cm(2 7/16 in.) other (Maximum Diameter): 12.1 cm(4 3/4 in.) other (Diameter of Base): 6.9 cm(2 11/16 in.)
Gift of Mrs. A. Whitney Griswold
1991.65.4
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Near Eastern, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman (1st–2nd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Unknown.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1991,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1992): 162.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.