Glass relief fragment
- Early Imperial
- 1st century A.D.
- Glass; mold-pressed, layered
- Overall: 1/2 x 3 13/16 in. (1.3 x 9.7 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
- Accession Number:
Translucent light blue; upper layer of opaque light blue.
Part of a large square or rectangular plaque; flat, undecorated back, with grozed edges; vertical edges to two remaining sides (top and proper left side).
Relief decoration on front, depicting a trophy, comprising an assortment of weapons and arms: shields, helmets, spears, standards, sword, and quiver filled with arrows.
Broken and restored from two large fragments, with weathering on broken edges; thick creamy weathering on front, brownish weathering, pitting, and iridescence on back, and iridescent weathering on sides and edges.