Fragment of red glass

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 364


Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 3.4 x 2.2 x 0.9 cm (1 5/16 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.541

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of red glass bar with heavy green patina on the outside, broken at both ends.

Provenance

By 1966, sold by Robert Gordon Faudree to Horace L. Mayer (b. 1899 - d. 1968), Williamstown, MA [see note 1]; to his widow, Florence Ellen Mayer, Williamstown; 1978, gift of Mrs. Mayer to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 1, 1978)

NOTES:
[1] First lent by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA on June 29, 1966 (loan no. T-L 13,209).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer