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Ancient Art

Aryballos

6th–4th century B.C.

Core-formed glass, dark blue with light blue and yellow decoration

6.2 × 5.2 cm (2 7/16 × 2 1/16 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.237
Culture: 
Eastern Mediterranean or Egyptian
Period: 
Late Period
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Said to have come from Egypt.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 6, no. 10, ill.

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