Ptolemaic Inlays

Ptolemaic Decorative Inlays
Egypt, 3rd to 1st century B.C.E.
Mosaic glass
F: Blue glass inlay with floral motifs in red, white and yellow: 1.5 x 2.9 x 0.5 cm
H: White glass fragment with floral patterns in blue, red and yellow: 1.7 x 4.1 x 0.5 cm
Gift of John J. Slocum 1977, MFA #1977.861 f, h
Photos ©Joan Ann Lansberry, 2014

Inlay head of a jackal
Egypt, 30530 B.C.E.
Glass, Height x width x length: 4.1 x 0.6 x 4.5 cm (1 5/8 x 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer 1972, MFA #1972.1078
Mosaic glass inlay from a shrine
Egypt, 100 B.C.E. CE.100
Glass, Length x width x thickness: 8.5 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (3 3/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)
Gift of John Jermain Slocum 1972, MFA #1972.229


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