Fragment of Flask (ampulla) showing Thecla and Menas Maker: Unknown

4th–6th century A.D.

Ancient Art

Not on view
Medium

Light buff ware, formed in a two-part mold

Dimensions

3 3/8 × 4 1/2 in. (8.5 × 11.5 cm)

Credit Line

The Whiting Palestinian Collection

Accession Number

1912.311

Period

Late Roman–early Byzantine

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Palestine, location unknown
Bibliography
  • Natalie Boymel Kampen, Elizabeth Marlowe, and Rebecca M Molholt, What is a Man? Changing Images of Masculinity in Late Antique Art, exh. cat. (Portland, Ore.: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, 2002), 67–9, no. 35, pl. 35, ill
  • Susan B. Matheson and Diana E.E. Kleiner, I Claudia Women in Ancient Rome, exh. cat. (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1996), 102, no. 70, ill
Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

ampullae, flasks (bottles), fragments

Inscriptions

Obverse: in Greek: [AG]IOS MENAS

Signed

n.s.

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