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Glass fragment with painted and gilded decoration

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass, vitreous paint, gold
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/16 x 3/4 x 1/8 in. (2.7 x 1.9 x 0.3 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.235.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 302
Blue-green glass fragment with painted design.
Said to be from Ain et Turba, Khargeh Oasis, Egypt

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