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Glass mosaic fragment

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; cast
Dimensions:
Other: 5/8 x 9/16 in. (1.5 x 1.4 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.2043
Not on view
Opaque white and brick red.
Flat inlay (?), roughly triangular.
Mosaic pattern formed from a single cane in a white ground with numerous red rods, arranged in circles (?).
Chipped at one corner and along one edge; polished upper side; pitting of surface bubbles; dulling and creamy weathering on underside and edges.
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