Amphoriskos (Container for Oil)

A work made of glass, mold-blown technique.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of glass, mold-blown technique.

Date:

1st century AD

Artist:

Roman; probably Syria

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Amphoriskos (Container for Oil)

Origin

Syria

Date

1 AD–100 AD

Medium

Glass, mold-blown technique

Dimensions

9.8 × 4.4 × 4.4 cm (3 7/8 × 1 3/4 × 1 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore W. and Frances S. Robinson

Reference Number

1944.451

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