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Disc

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Diameter x length: 2.2 x 2.9 cm (7/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4551

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Pale yellow green; translucent; color uniform; both sides convex; no hole; good condition.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection,Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way