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Mosaic glass bead inlay

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


Dimensions

a: 1.7 cm diameter b: 1.3 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm c: 1 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm

Accession Number

1977.865a

Medium or Technique

Mosaic glass

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

a: Green glass inlay with circular floral design of lotus flowers in white, red and yellow
b: Blue glass inlay with eye in white and black
c: Green, multi-faceted glass with black and white eyes on each of its five faces

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