Mosaic glass inlay

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


Dimensions

Overall (a): 1.6 x 0.3 x 1.9 cm (5/8 x 1/8 x 3/4 in.) Overall (b): 2.7 x 0.3 x 2.2 cm (1 1/16 x 1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1977.862a

Medium or Technique

Mosaic glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Blue glass inlay with dog’s head in yellow, red and translucent light purple

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