Glass mosaic inlay
- 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.
- Egyptian, Roman
- Other: 1 9/16 in. (3.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
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Translucent cobalt blue ground; decoration in opaque white, yellow, and red.
Rectangular, thin, flat plaque, with slightly beveled edges.
Five-pointed star motif, with yellow center encircled with red, and rays in white.
Broken and repaired, with most of right edge missing; upper side ground and polished; pitted surface bubbles, dulling and faint weathering on edges and back.
This inlay is part of a border strip, made up of two sections cut from the same cane of mosaic glass.