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Amphoriskos (Container for Oil)

A work made of glass, core-formed technique.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of glass, core-formed technique.

Date:

5th-early 4th century BCE

Artist:

Eastern Mediterranean, possibly Rhodes

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Eastern Mediterranean

Title

Amphoriskos (Container for Oil)

Place

Ródhos (Object made in)

Date

500 BCE–301 BCE

Medium

Glass, core-formed technique

Dimensions

9.7 × 4.9 × 4.9 cm (3 7/8 × 1 7/8 × 1 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ebenezer Buckingham

Reference Number

1891.29

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