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Papyrus column (wadj) inlay

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


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1.5 x 3.1 x 1.5 cm (9/16 x 1 1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1977.864b

Medium or Technique

Mosaic glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Red inlay with papyrus stalk in white and blue. Cube shaped to be worked.

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