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Glass mosaic panel

Early Imperial
mid-1st century A.D.
H.: 17 x 1/4 x 10 in.
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
Since this revetment panel with its colorful floral design is said to have been found on the Palatine in Rome, it may have formed part of the interior decoration of one of the imperial palaces, perhaps even the Domus Aurea (Golden House) of the emperor Nero (r. A.D. 54–68).
Koeppe, Wolfram. 2008. Art of the Royal Court: Treasures in Pietre Dure from the Palaces of Europe no. 4, p. 107, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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