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Four inlays

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
323–30 B.C.


Dimensions

a: 1 x 1.2 x 0.5 cm b: 1 x 1 x 0.3 cm c: 0.7 x 0.8 x 0.2 cm d: 0.7 x 0.7 x 0.2 cm

Accession Number

1977.866a-d

Medium or Technique

Mosaic glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

a: Round, blue; head in white, black and red
b: Round blue inlay with single quatrefoil in red and green with translucent outline
c: Blue, square inlay with single quatrefoil in yellow, red and black/blue
d: Translucent green square inlay with circular rosette design in yellow, blue and red

Provenance

By 1977:John J. Slocum, Newport, RI; given to the MFA by Mr. Slocum December 1, 1977.

Credit Line

Gift of John J. Slocum