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Ancient Art

Jar

4th–5th century A.D.

Free-blown glass, transparent purple

12.2 cm × 8.28 cm (4 13/16 × 3 1/4 in.)
other (body diameter and rim height): 2.41 × 10.54 cm(15/16 × 4 1/8 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.358
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian
Period: 
4th–5th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 116–17, no. 308, ill.

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