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Fragment of a fish plaque

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
2nd century B.C. to 1st century A.D., possibly later


Dimensions

a: 2.4 x 0.2 x 2.9 cm (15/16 x 1/16 x 1 1/8 in.) b: 2.8 x 3 x 0.3 cm c: 1.2 x 3.1 x 0.3 cm d: 1.6 x 5.6 x 0.3 cm

Accession Number

1977.859a

Medium or Technique

Mosaic glass

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Red glass head of a fish with white teeth, translucent green scales and eye in white and yellow

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of John J. Slocum