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:

late 6th/early 5th century BC

Artist:

Eastern Mediterranean, possibly from Rhodes

About this artwork

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 151

Artist

Ancient Eastern Mediterranean

Title

Amphoriskos (Container for Oil)

Origin

Eastern Mediterranean Region

Date

550 BC–450 BC

Medium

Glass, core-formed technique

Dimensions

8.1 × 4.8 × 4.8 cm (3 3/16 × 1 7/8 × 1 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore W. and Frances S. Robinson

Reference Number

1942.639

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