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Inlay with scale patterns

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
3rd to 1st century B.C.


Dimensions

a: 1.5 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm b: 1.2 x 1.3 x 0.4 cm c: 1.4 x 1.6 x 0.5 cm

Accession Number

1977.856b

Medium or Technique

Mosaic glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

a: Square inlay of blue glass with 4 1/2 rows of scales in white and yellow.
b: Square inlay of blue glass with 4 rows of scales in white and red.
c: Square inlay of blue glass with 4 rows of scales in white 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