Artist Roman
  • Oil Bottle with Bronze Chain
  • Aryballos (alternate title)
Date 1st or 2nd century CE
Medium glass and bronze
Dimensions Overall: 5 1/4 × 3 7/8 inches (13.3 × 9.8 cm)
Overall (chain): 11 3/8 inches (28.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, with funds from an anonymous donor and the Antiquaries
Accession Number 1991.133
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S2AA, Level 2 (see map)
(Said Motamed, Frankfurt, Germany);
1991-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Slough, Penelope W. “The Art of Ancient Glass.” Bulletin of the DIA 79, no. 1/2 (2005): ill. 40, fig. 10.