Glass fragments

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364


Object Place: Egypt, Tell Defenneh

Accession Number

87.781a-b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Sixty fragments from vases, amulets etc. Mainly marbelized vessels, but also millefiore, mosiac, glass amulets, etc.

Provenance

From Egypt, North of Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription