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Amphoriskos (Container for Oil)

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

Date:

2nd-mid–1st century BCE

Artist:

Eastern Mediterranean; possibly the Syro-Palestinian region

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 152

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Eastern Mediterranean

Title

Amphoriskos (Container for Oil)

Place

Eastern Mediterranean Region (Object made in)

Date

200 BCE–50 BCE

Medium

Glass, core-formed technique

Dimensions

14.4 × 6 × 5.5 cm (5 5/8 × 2 3/8 × 2 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore W. and Frances S. Robinson

Reference Number

1942.651

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