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Founders Society Purchase with funds from the Volunteer Committee and the Ancient Art General Fund
Greco-Roman and Ancient European
(Donna Jacobs Gallery, Ltd., Birmingham, Michigan, USA);
1988-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. 38, fig. 6.
Roman, Barrel-shaped Flask, 1st century CE, glass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from the Volunteer Committee and the Ancient Art General Fund, 1988.22.
Mint of Rome
Carol June Steen