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Ancient Art

Aryballos

Late 1st–3rd century A.D.

Free-blown glass, amber

6.8 × 5.8 cm (2 11/16 × 2 5/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1981.62.14
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (Necropolis, Tomb 40, Loc. I), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 272.

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.