Mosaic fragment

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


Dimensions

Other: 6.2 x 3.9 x 1.5 cm (2 7/16 x 1 9/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.664

Medium or Technique

Tiles and cement

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Five rows of small bits of stone set in cement, three rows are white and two dull black. Uneven surface, ragged edges.

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