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Ancient Art

Tyche Bottle

2nd–3rd century A.D.

Mold-blown glass, pale amber

Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.274
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

said to have been found near Homs, Syria;Khayat, 1912.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 103–4, no. 277, ill.

“Catalogue of the Exhibition ‘An Obsession with Fortune: Tyche in Greek and Roman Art’,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 115, no. 50.

Axel von Saldern, Antikes Glas (Munich: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2004), 292.

Christie’s London, London, Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, sale cat. (July 6, 2016), 59, ill.

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.