Date of Award

Spring 5-13-2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Dr. Cynthia Hahn

Second Advisor

Dr. Hendrik Dey

Academic Program Adviser

Dr. Maria Antonella Pelizzari


Taking an object-orientated approach, this paper reconsiders a series of glass pilgrim vessels that survive from Byzantine Jerusalem and argues against the previous studies that focused solely on iconography to determine the vessels' function.



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