Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • Bowl, Late Antique, 2nd half of 4th–early 5th century a.d.
    Roman
    Glass, blown and cut; H. 3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm), Diam. 7 1/16 in. (18 cm)
    Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.194.328)

    Engraved on the exterior of the bowl are two hunting scenes from Greek mythology—one depicts Adonis who has been mortally wounded by a boar, the other Meleager and Atalanta hunting the Calydonian boar.

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  • Bowl, Late Antique, 2nd half of 4th–early 5th century A.D.
    Roman
    Glass, blown and cut; H. 3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm), Diam. 7 1/16 in. (18 cm)
    Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.194.328)


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