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Aryballos with Chain and Stopper

1st century A.D.

Free-blown glass, colorless and dark blue with bronze chains, stopper, and suspension ring.

4 × 4.1 × 3.7 cm (1 9/16 × 1 5/8 × 1 7/16 in.) overall height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)
Purchased with funds given in honor of Richard A. Grossmann, B.A. 2001
2003.36.1
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Easten Mediterranean, Syrian or Palestinian
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Ex coll. Ziad Haddad, London; inherited in 1986 from his father, who acquired it in 1955 along with ca. 15 other ancient glass vessels. Letter from owner in object file.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2003,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004): 137, ill.

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