About This Artwork

Roman; coast of Syria or Palestine

Jug, first half of the 1st century AD

Glass, mold-blown technique
9.7 x 5.4 x 5.1 cm (3 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 2 in.)

Gift of Theodore W. and Frances S. Robinson, 1943.1171

This work appears in the online catalogue Roman Art at the Art Institute of Chicago, featuring art historical essays and conservation reports on artworks from the ancient Roman world in the Art Institute’s collection. Entries include new high-resolution photography, stunning 360-degree views of the works, and in-depth technical imaging and analysis. The volume is free to the public.

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